World currences will become truly “credit-based” by 2021. Smartcards with biometric IDs will be the forefront of a new era in currency marketing.

Created by Harbinger1 on 2011-11-17; known on 2021-12-16

  • Harbinger1 estimated 90% on 2011-11-17
  • JoshuaZ estimated 35% and said “Conjunction issues and seems too soon. Happening in 9 years? on 2011-11-17
  • Anubhav estimated 30% and said “Not really implausible, governments HATE cash. (or so Rick Falkvinge claims)on 2011-11-17
  • lavalamp estimated 5% on 2011-11-17
  • Anubhav said “Also, assuming ‘world currencies’ to mean only the currencies used in international trade. Something like the IMF’s currency basket? (Sorry, not familiar with economics at all.)on 2011-11-18
  • themusicgod1 said “Can you unpack this a little bit? How would the way they would be “credit based” be different than what we have now or had pre 2009? Biometric ID is a terrible idea, not that that’d stop them.on 2016-10-09

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