HSBC published a study of more than 12,000 people in 11 countries into global technology perceptions and habits around two weeks ago. The report highlighted many contradicting attitudes in people. One thing that I found interesting is the varying attitudes according to geographic locations. The figure above represents the percentage of people who think: “I […]
Facebook is definitely coming into the world of online-payments. I’ve been saying this for a long time and it seems the pieces are starting to fall into place. It all started with a brilliant article by Farhad Majoo for Fast Company, aptly titled: The Great Tech Wars of 2012, in which it was envisioned that […]
How well do you know some of the famous hackers? Would you be able to spot them? Here are some of the worlds best hackers!
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 […]
Pakistan E-Commerce Survey: We are trying to document the anatomy of Pakistan’s E-Commerce ecosystem. If you are a resident Pakistani and/or Pakistan affiliated in any manner, Please take 3 minutes out and fill this and share. The results of the survey would be open for all, including the raw data (minus Names/Emails). Every person […]
Computer programming (or coding) is one of the largest subject fields in the world. Millions of programmers code away to give you apps for your desktop and mobile. Developing countries have jumped on to this bandwagon years ago to alleviate themselves out of poverty and provide their citizens access to a very robust economy […]