Just like that, summer's in the rear view. After some desperately needed time off, I'm back at the desk, will all kinds of new projects brewing: drones, incarceration rates, Beatles artwork. Alzheimer's treatment and more.

Meanwhile, Here is a short I recently wrote for Time about Square's deal with Starbucks and, more generally, the challenge of making payments memorable in the digital money future. One semi-satirical possibility: a networked ring that bites every time money exists your bank account.

AuthorDavid Wolman