News

Presentations

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.

Running a workshop, "Making Money," at the Tom Tom Festival, Charlottesville 3pm, Saturday, April 15, 2017

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Other

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?

Teaching

University of Virginia made a video about the January term class I co-taught, AI Design Challenge: The Rise of Bots.

In Fall 2017, I'm teaching two classes: Value, Values, and Valuation, inspired by Malte Ziewitz's seminars at Cornell, but with a media industries focus and Money, Media, Technology, an introduction to money for Media Studies majors.

My collection, co-edited with Bill Maurer, Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff is out from MIT Press.