Two weeks ago Apple Pay was unveiled with great fanfare and claims that the mobile-payment system will make purchasing easier and more secure. On today’s show, a closer scan of Apple Pay to find out who is set to benefit from it.
Then, if you’re at a loss to describe something in English, why not turn to the language that brought you zeitgeist and schadenfreude? We’ll explore compound German words uniquely outfitted for life’s everyday pleasures, pains, and unnamed oddities.
11.3.14: Who Stands To Gain From Apple Pay & German Words For The Human Condition
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In a down economy, most folks are happy to find a crumpled fiver in a jacket pocket, or fish out quarters to pay for parking. Not David Wolman. David is a contributing editor at Wired magazine, and author of the bookThe End of Money, for which he attempted to spend a year without touching or passing any paper money. We spoke David when the book was first released. It’s being released on paperback in October.