After years of deliberation and bouncing the idea of constructing a comprehensive Wiki for Banking, Money, Finance and Payments, I finally decided to take the plunge. The goal is to just get working on it. It will take its shape later on, but I don’t want it to be just an idea in my […]
There is a book out there, written in modern times (1976-1978) of which we know not much about. We know that an Italian (artist, architect and an industrial engineer) by the name of Luigi Serafini decided to write a book that is 360 pages that has some strange diagrams and is written in a script, that […]
15 Fastest growing Megacities of the World. Source: http://www.statista.com/chart/1826/population-growth-in-the-worlds-megacities/
Ever wondered what the oceans of our world have in their depths? This is a great infographic that explains it. Albeit slightly dated (since it does not include James Cameron’s decent to the Mariana Trench in 2012.
They say the proof lies in the pudding. What better way to judge how good (or bad) a bank’s online customer interaction is, then to actually interact with it. Out of personal curiosity, I decided to test how interactive (read: responsive) the banks in Pakistan were to online queries.
It is certain that Bitcoins are challenging and changing the mechanics of payments on the Internet. What started as a very elegant solution to the Byzantine Generals Problem published in a paper by someone called Sataoshi Nakamoto, and 3 months later the first Bitcoin protocol code that was released in 2008, is now an […]
For over a 15+ years I have been amassing bookmarks, saving everything of possible interest to me in a very organized manner. Of particular importance are the bookmarks I have saved with respect to the payments & banking industry. I’ve always wanted to launch a payments/banking blog where I would share almost everything I have […]