Reputation Equity Online reputation is a communal consensus of sorts that you have been on a certain platform for a long time and have contributed towards it. It might/might-not establish you as an expert or authority figure, but it certainly does vouch for your seriousness, dedication and attachment to the platform, or what I affectionately […]
Join the cause. Hi, My name is Faisal Khan and I’m a Payment Consultant. For years I have been troubled by the quest to build a payments wiki. Every now and then, I would revisit the idea, but each time I would tell myself “now is not the right time”. Well, that changed a few […]
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 […]
Setting up my own YouTube channel is something that has been on my mind for sometime now. The goal in view is to have a channel where I can put up informational videos or short duration (1-5 minutes) that explain on small aspects of payments.
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 […]
Bitcoins! Bitcoins! Bitcoins! and Bitcoins! It seems you cannot evade this phenomenon if you’re online. From Facebook to Twitter, from LinkedIn to articles in WIRED magazine, Bitcoin is all the rage! As I decided to write this short blog article on Bitcoins, there is so much information that is coming out, that I am literally having a hard time […]
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 […]
Charles Eliot was the President of Harvard University from 1869 to 1909. He often used to cite that if a person spent 15 minutes-a-day aside for reading, one could get a liberal education (like that of Harvard) for free. He cited that such books would sit comfortably on a five-foot shelf.