"One day there won't be any paper money"greenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
Just heard on Cisco Systems commercial on Fox News.
-- Ron Schwarz (email@example.com), October 10, 1999
It's true and not a banksters plot. The minute The Breakthrough with molecular nano technology happens all currency, coins, metal and stones will be worthless. There will be no warning.
-- Paula (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 10, 1999.
What? No paper money?
How are we gonna play Monopoly?
-- Randolph (email@example.com), October 10, 1999.
Anyone notice that American Express has a new Blue Card? It's a smart card - has a chip. And so it begins here as it has been going in Europe for years. Digital money. Easier to control. What next? Something more "convenient" like a uh....implanted biochip? People will love it! And then there are those who know the truth.
-- April (Alwzapril@home.com), October 11, 1999.
Used to work for AE a few years back. They had old 370 architected online transactions used every day, that they no longer had source code for and could not rebuild the xact's if they did (compilers, etc. were also not kept). Don't know how busy they have been lately, but after working there I gave up my green card (member since '81)...
-- BH (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 11, 1999.