http://www.lockergnome.com/social/2012/04/12/how-mintchip-could-change-the-face-of-currency/ - Imagine a world where currency is no longer measured by pieces of paper or coins. Many of us already live in a similar situation through our credit/debit cards and online payment services like PayPal, but what if your country's primary currency printer supported digital transactions at its base level? Enter MintChip, a digital version of the Canadian dollar. Not only would this currency be directly backed by the Canadian government, but it would have the advantage of being completely anonymous — a current advantage of physical currency over credit/debit options. Here's how MintChip could change the face of currency.