Paper cash and coins are filthy. So are credit cards. Really, anything that spends as much time so close to your ass crack is bound to breed bacteria. So why do we still use this stuff in the digital age? Wired editor David Wolman made it his mission to find out and explores the topic in his latest book, The End Of Money. If you’re wondering what a truly cashless society might look like and why, read it.
The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers–and the Coming Cashless Society