The dark side of digital finance

Barclays Advert

“Automation is creeping into more and more of personal finance. The glossy adverts of the financial marketing industry put an appealing spin on the future world of contactless payment, branchless banking and cashless society. They focus the mind on problems that are apparently being solved through new technology, but they simultaneously divert attention from the dark side of the automated financial regimes that are emerging around us.” Read the full story at The Dark Side of Digital Finance

2 comments on “The dark side of digital finance
  1. YoLithos says:

    Because robots can’t yet scam, distort, divert, deceive, flatter, distract, compromise, win over, ensnare, and just ‘plain simple’ lie as smoothly as a consummate con artist salesrep can, or as cheaply? There is more behind that, of course.

  2. 7th Avenue Aviator says:

    One day in the not so distant future.

    Robbie: Credit! We don’t worry about it. Why should you.