TheFeature: Open Source Currency

[ Thanks to Jason
for this link. ]

“In the midst of discussing wireless data business plans, cell
phone technology developments, and the moment-to-moment success of
the mobile media industry, it’s sometimes easy to forget the bigger

“It’s easy to talk about how handheld, networked computers
(that’s what our cell phones are, after all) promote the
decentralization of content creation, file exchange and even
culture–but what about the stuff that’s so centralized we stop
thinking about it as even up for discussion? That’s right: I’m
talking about money.