Thursday, May 15, 2014

Bitcoin in Africa with Bill Maurer

A 3D printed Bitcoin.
Photo credit: Don Patterson
Ahead of his online summer session course "Barter to Bitcoin," Bill Maurer, social sciences dean and anthropology and law professor, has been featured in a podcast on The Bitcoin Lawyer April 27, 2014.

Dr. Bill Maurer, Director of the Institute for Money, Technology, and Financial Inclusion at UC Irvine, talks about his work on mobile currencies in developing countries in Africa and how Bitcoin can allow people in those countries to transfer money without access to traditional banking institutions.

Listen to the full podcast.

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