Updated Personal Website
Ok, so I’ve taken some time to update my personal website (http://www.saitohome.com/) with my latest information including speaking schedules, publications and bio.
All Together Now: Electronic Money Goes Mobile in Japan
In Japan, cash has long been the preferred method of payment for most transactions. Traditional credit and debit cards have been slow to catch on among the Japanese, and even today it is not unusual to see a purchase worth thousands of dollars paid for in hard cash at Japanese retail stores. However, the long reign in Japan of cash as king appears to be nearing an end, as consumers here move increasingly toward different types of electronic money and payment methods. Cashless Commuting Currently, the most visible use of electronic payment in Japan comes in the form of a …
My first blog
Here is my very first blog entry. I hope to make this tool a more useful one for everyone curious/interested enough to read it. Hopefully, more to come later.