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Irish Examiner – Amber Hunt – Pay With The Swipe Of Finger (So Long As It Has A Pulse) – 24 February 2013

129-0206091247-no-cash-accepted-hereSaturday, February 23, 2013

By Amber Hunt, Rapid City, South Dakota

Futurists have long proclaimed the coming of a cashless society, where euro and credit cards are replaced by fingerprint and retina scanners smart enough to distinguish a living, breathing account holder from an identity thief.

What they probably didn’t see coming was that one such technology would make its debut not in Silicon Valley but at a small college in South Dakota. Continue reading