Person paying contactless with for coffee and french macaroons

Potential Consequences of Cashless Switzerland

For various reasons, certain voices regularly call for the abolition of cash in Switzerland. What would be the consequences of this radical demand? First of all: The Swiss love ...

Have you ever illustrated “market” before?

The fourth and final part of the story of Econvillage100. Co-Author: Dr. Carolin Güssow Markets are omnipresent. Not a day goes by in which we do not buy something (and in which ...

The anonymous Econvillage100 system of nobody and its development

Co-author: Dr. Carolin Güssow Third part of the story of Econvillage100. The residents of Econvillage100 have therefore decided that there should no longer be a central planner.
Ausgangslage Econvillage by Corinne Bromundt

The history of Econvillage and Econvillage100

Co-Authored by Dr. Carolin Güssow The global population is around 7.5 billion. Let’s decrease this figure to a symbolic total of eight people living on a patch of fertile ...
Mature engineer set up GPU mining rig for cryptocurrency

Blockchain Jargon (II): Quantum Resistance and ASICs

Whatever happens with cryptocoins, blockchains are still seen as the technology of the future. And in the future we will have quantum computers, how does that play out? And what ...
Contactless payment system with mobile phone

Will a cashless society soon become reality in Switzerland?

The latest data on payment behaviour from China is eye-opening: in June 2010 a total of 61 per cent of all purchases were made with cash and 36 per cent with bank cards, while ...