Giving a keynote at Filene's Emerging Tecnhology Research in Action event, The Future of Trust: How Technology Will Make it or Break it for your Credit Union on May 29 in Seattle.
I will be ICA in DC May 24-25.
Part of a fabulous panel of Fantasies of Control at the Law, Culture, and the Humanities on March 22.
Giving a keynote address on "Why you probably don't need a blockchain, but why you sorta' kinda' might?" in Washington DC at the Filene Intitute Credit Union Governmental Affairs Conference on March 8 (not open to the public).
Part of two fantastic panels at next year's ICA in Prague. One panel is in the Communication History division, "Data Takes Command: Histories of Commercial Information Systems in the Late Twentieth Century" and one is in the Philosophy, Theory, and Critique division, "Global Perspectives on Money Technologies and Communicative Practice."
I'll be talking about Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff at PayPal in San Jose April 14.
In Tartu, Estonia, Octover 18-21 for Association of Internet Researchers. Presenting research about blockchain and music with Nancy Baym and Andrea Alarcon, Oct 18 at 9am, and then doing a fishbowl on the intersection of Money Studies and Internet Studies at 11am with Noopur Raval, Rachel O'Dwyer, and Stu Geiger.
Speaking at Border Sessions in The Hague, Netherlands, June 28-30, 2017
"Histories of Money, Credit, and Payment as Communication Technologies," with Finn Brunton, Josh Lauer, Michael Palm, moderated by Caroline Jack, International Communication Association, San Diego, May 25-29, 2017.
"The Informational Imaginaries of the 'Cashless Society'" at The Conquest of Ubiquity, York University, Toronto, May 12-13, 2017.
I talked with the Today Show's Jo Ling Kent about the future of Bitcoin.
I'm quoted in this very interesting story on Libra from BBC News by Chris Baraniuk.
Great conversation about Facebook's Libra with Les Sinclair on NewsRadion WINA.
I"m quoted in this great, comprehensive Libra explainer from The Verge by Elizabeth Lopatto.
I talked about Facebook's Libra on NPR's All Things Considered
Josh Lauer reviewed Paid in New Media and Society.
My research with Nancy Baym and Andrea Alarcon was referenced in this piece on blockchain and the music industry.
Talking about blockchain, Venmo, and Diners' Club with Holly Fearing on the Filene Fill-in podcast.
I talk the Quadringa debacble on CBC Radio's The Current.
I'm quoted in Alexis Madrigal's great piece on Point of Sale in The Atlantic.
Watch me talk about cryptocurrency on an episode of Explained, a Netflix original series.
I'm quoted in USA Today in a piece on the promises and perils of cashless restaurants.
Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff is now out in paperback!
Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff is a part of the 2018 Goldsmith Political Economy Research Centre's Heretical Finance Reading List.
I tried to answer the question, "What Diner's Club Card Reveals About the Nature Of Money?" on Bloomberg's Odd Lots podcast.
I talked about Paid, bitcoin, the cashless society, and other research with Joe McGonigal on Slice of MIT podcast.
Rebecca Spang wrote a very insightful review of Paid in the Financial Times. E-mail me if you can't access it.
First in a series of posts with Bill Maurer for Socialising Finance on cash and stuff.
I went on News Radio WINA to talk about the question: Are we working toward a cashless society?
UVAToday did a profile (with really cool animated video) on some of my research on cash, cashless, privacy, and justice. "A cashless society? Not so fast!"
Alexandra Lippman made money music playlist for our book, Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff.
In September 2016, I was a guest on BBC Newshour Extra with Owen Bennet Jones, The End of Cash?