Wow. Another Money 2020 in Vegas. A peculiar combination of exhaustion and exhilaration. Days of back-to-back meetings, serendipity, dinners with old and new friends, learning and (why would I ... [Continue reading]
Speaking at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, John Cryan (the co-CEO of Deutsche Bank AG), said that cash could become history “within a decade", going on to note that it is terribly ... [Continue reading]
Sitting in the ballroom, watching this whip smart Irish guy Collison. “EMV will be irrelevant in 3-5 years; NFC can do everything it does" said his guru. So when I was saying tokenisation is ... [Continue reading]
Howard told me to get down to the hacker phone as least I think that’s what he said) in the ballroom and see what the kids were up to. I can't say that I know what hacker phone is but it ... [Continue reading]
When the instructions to the party had first turned up in my inbox I was a little suspicious. "You’re invited". What does that mean? What were they trying to tell me? I’d been made a kind of ... [Continue reading]
I was following Howard down the long long corridor disappearing off into lights and chaos at the horizon. He was urging me on, telling me it was time to go and to be the story, so I followed. ... [Continue reading]
A Savage Journey to Heart of the American Payments System.
We were somewhere over Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. First of all it ... [Continue reading]