A Short History of Credit Cards (or What Takes Place When You Swipe)

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What really takes place when you swipe your charge card? a16 z basic partner Alex Rampell assists fix the secret, taking us from the start of the charge card transformation (including its home town of Fresno, California) and on the journey of how both details and cash travel, through the 5 celebrations associated with every charge card deal.

credits: historic video footage thanks to the Prelinger Archives and the Web Archive; music by William Ryan Fitch; all hallmarks are the residential or commercial property of their particular owners.