By David L. Stearns
Electronic worth Exchange examines intimately the transformation of the VISA digital check method from a set of non-integrated, localized, paper-based financial institution bank card courses into the cooperative, worldwide, digital price alternate community it truly is today. subject matters and lines: offers a historical past of the VISA approach from the mid-1960s to the early Nineteen Eighties; offers a historic narrative according to learn amassed from own records and interviews with key actors; investigates, for the 1st time, either the technological and social infrastructures invaluable for the VISA approach to function; provides an in depth case examine, highlighting the mutual shaping of expertise and social kinfolk, and the impact that past info processing practices have at the method agencies undertake pcs and telecommunications; examines how “gateways” in transactional networks can make stronger or undermine validated social obstacles, and stories the institution of belief in new money devices.
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