How Would You Like to Pay?: How Technology Is Changing the by Bill Maurer

By Bill Maurer

From Bitcoin to Apple Pay, mammoth adjustments appear to be afoot on the earth of cash. but using cash and paper accounts has continued for 3,000 years. In How do you want to Pay?, top anthropologist invoice Maurer narrates money's historical past, considers its position in daily life, and discusses the consequences of the way new applied sciences are altering how we pay. those alterations are particularly very important within the constructing international, the place those who lack entry to banks are utilizing mobile phones in inventive how you can ship and economize. to actually comprehend funds, Maurer explains, is to appreciate and enjoy the complicated infrastructures and social relationships it depends upon. enticing and easy, How do you want to Pay? rethinks anything so usual and basic in new and interesting methods. finally, contemplating how we wish to pay supplies insights into picking out how we want to live. 

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