How Africans use Bitcoin
without internet access, according to Forbes. About a three minute read.
Comment: awesome story, shows how ingenious people can be when driven by need. I have to admit, I’d never heard of the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data interface until now. When I was still working in banking I spent a lot of time in Nigeria and it was impressive how state of the art the infrastructure in financial institutions was. They didn’t have sunk costs to consider, so all of their technology was new, or at least much newer than what I was used to working with in London.