by Serge Lobreau
The birth of PayPal in the 1990’s paved the way for the use of digital currencies. However, the concept goes back as early as 1980’s, when David Chaum first came up with the idea of digital cash — with the then company DigiCash.
Fast forwarding two decades later, it became easy and everywhere accessible, simply at the palm of a hand, to do shopping, transferring and investing without even using actual notes and coins.
Sooner than expected, the upcoming viral video might very well be the one that shows a parent explaining to their kids why they used bills and coins for their shopping purpose. …