Tuesday, January 6, 2015
IMTFI featured on Digital Media and Learning Blog
IMTFI resident blogger, Liz Losh, has been super-busy over the holiday break providing in-depth and fascinating summaries of the findings presented at both days of our annual conference. Her work is reaching a wide audience across the twittersphere under the handle @lizlosh and she has posted about the conference on the Digital Media and Learning Blog. It is well worth a read!
"The fact that a cellular telephone can transmit the value of a particular currency from one party to another may be increasingly obvious, given the rise of specialized digital money services in the United States, such as Square or Apple Pay. Around the world, mobile money does much more than signal access to disposable income or brand name consumer electronics; it can quite literally ensure survival for people on the bottom of the economic pyramid..."