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Free Coffee, Bad Apples & the Future of Currency

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What would happen if the entire world could share a single Starbucks card? For a week in the summer of 2011, Jonathan's Card attracted international attention attempting to find out. Join Jonathan for a behind the scenes look at how it worked, what actually happened, and the long term implications of an experiment in radical sharing of physical goods using digital currency on mobile phones.


Jonathan Stark Pres Jonathan Stark Consulting

Mobile consultant, web evangelist, and confessed techno-utopian who believes that wireless computing will transform every aspect of human society. Jonathan is the author of three books on mobile and web development, most notably O'Reilly's "Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript" which is available in seven languages.

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