In our upcoming book, Flight of the Golden Geese, we have a chapter on what we call Accidental Americans. Around the globe hundreds of thousands of unsuspecting individuals are totally unaware of their tax obligations towards the American state. Most Accidental Americans do not hold, and have never held an American passport. Not that that … Continue reading Accident prone Boris
Ian Angell is a freelance speaker and consultant, internationally renowned as a ‘futurologist’, in particular for his views on the future of money, and on developments in Information and Communication Technologies. He was Professor of Information Systems at the London School of Economics from 1986 until his ‘retirement’ in September 2011. Prior to this he researched and taught Computer Science at Royal Holloway College, and University College London.
On ‘retirement’ he was made a Professor Emeritus at the LSE, and is still contactable through his LSE e-mail, or the telephone number given above. Ian is now busier than ever, writing books and articles, giving interviews, travelling the world consulting and on speaking engagements. You can find out more about him by going to his biography page. For details on his availability to speak or consult for you please go to his consultancy page.
Visitors to the blog pages are informed that all blog entries related to his upcoming book Flight of the Golden Geese are headlined in RED.
In order for publication of the paper copy to be synchronised with the e-book the publication date for Flight of the Golden Geese has been pushed back to February 2015.
Here is the abstract of the talk I gave at Bitcoin Expo2015. Abstract We all know what money is, don’t we? `Money is the notes and coins that governments print and mint to facilitate economic transactions`. If only it was that simple. The vast majority of money does not exist as notes and coins, but … Continue reading The Future (and Past) of Money