CSE590F: Computing and the Developing World Seminar

This quarter we reading 'How Would You Like to Pay?: How Technoglogy Is Changing the Future of Money' by Bill Maurer. A complete list of chapters from the book can be found through the UW Library and are linked below.

The seminar meets Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 in CSE 203.


May 27
WeekDateDiscussion LeadersPaper
1March 27 --------- Planning and organization
2April 3 Fahad
3April 10 Jared
4April 17 Steve Hollingworth Chat: Grameen foundation and DFS
5April 24 Trevor
6May 1 Philip TBD
7May 8 ----
8May 15 ----
9May 22 ----
10 ----


  1. Introduction
  2. Disruptions in Money
  3. What Is Money?
  4. A Day in the Money Life
  5. The Evolution of Money
  6. Use Cases for Money
  7. What's in Your Wallet?
  8. What Can You Do with a Mobile Phone?
  9. Airtime
  10. Monetary Repertoires