010: Money Between the Digital Cushions

Not sure if we should say ‘ten’ or ‘x’ for the episode number.


Shut up and take my bits! This week, the group discusses the emergence and expansion of fintech. Dive headfirst into the money pit (like Scrooge McDuck in DuckTales) and explore how bits, beeps & boops are replacing cold hard cash.

Follow Up

Adam’s Kindle Woes

KindleGen - Kindle Preview

Lew’s Audible Woes

Audio Hijack - Use at your own risk

Financial Tech AKA Fintech

Fintech |ˈfinˌtek| noun - computer programs and other technology used to support or enable banking and financial services

Use Cases

  • Contactless Payments: Apple Pay, Android Pay, PayPal, Square Cash, Venmo
  • Financial Management: Mint, Credit.com, Etrade, YNAB
  • Robo-Advisors: Wealthfront, Betterment, Acorns, Robinhood

Security and Privacy

Nobody said security was going to be easy, but Apple Pay and Android Pay are better than cold hard cash and card.

Equifax Hack


Block Chain


SpaceX Landing Fails


Opening Song by Steven James

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