The Resource The end of money : counterfeiters, preachers, techies, dreamers--and the coming cashless society, David Wolman, (eaudio)

The end of money : counterfeiters, preachers, techies, dreamers--and the coming cashless society, David Wolman, (eaudio)

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The end of money : counterfeiters, preachers, techies, dreamers--and the coming cashless society
Title
The end of money
Title remainder
counterfeiters, preachers, techies, dreamers--and the coming cashless society
Statement of responsibility
David Wolman
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Language
eng
Summary
Amazon Best Books of the Month, February 2012: Say good-bye to your beloved Benjamins, because the world is going cashless. So says David Wolman, and in The End of Money, he explores the drastic implications. How is it happening? What's at stake? Why does it matter? Each chapter of this timely and fascinating audiobook focuses on a specific aspect of the coming cashlessness. Its cast of compelling characters includes an end-times fundamentalist who views the growing obsolescence of cash as a sign of the coming rapture; an Icelandic artist whose claim to fame illustrates the complicated relationship between cash and nationalism; an American libertarian and coin-maker convicted on federal charges for the distribution of "Liberty" coins and Ron Paul dollars; and an Indian software engineer (self-billed as "the assassin of cash") whose firm is enabling digital payment methods that are lifting the living standards of thousands of poor New Dehli residents via their cell phones. Raising the stakes with a personal experiment, Wolman goes (almost) a full year without using cash at all. All told, The End of Money offers everything there is to love about popular nonfiction, rendering a complex subject entertaining and easily approachable for a wide audience while proving the ultimate adventurousness inherent in a curiosity about the workings of the world. --Jason Kirk
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Wolman, David
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other
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Read by Don Hagen
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  • Hagen, Don
  • hoopla digital
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  • Money
  • Paper money
  • Coins
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adult
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not applicable
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The end of money : counterfeiters, preachers, techies, dreamers--and the coming cashless society, David Wolman, (eaudio)
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digital storage
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (480 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781469000152
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT11212640
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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11212640
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MWT11212640
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The end of money : counterfeiters, preachers, techies, dreamers--and the coming cashless society, David Wolman, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (480 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781469000152
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11212640
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11212640
System control number
MWT11212640
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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