Here's a fresh dish of updates:
The underbanked and unbanked make up a large portion of the population in America. Alex Rossbach from TaskRabbit shares what it looks like to democratize access to financial tools through empathy and inclusion.
If you missed it last time, Jelmer Borst shares the impact of launching a product in the Netherlands in the latest interview.
⭐️ The Big Transaction
Over the past few months, I've been working hard with some colleagues to create a technical conference for payments engineers.
We just launched our site with the details, our starting lineup, and our call-for-papers - if you're interested in speaking, please submit your ideas!
Details here: thebigtransaction.com
✏️ Posts in the wild
Similarity Clustering to Catch Fraud Rings - Andrew Tauz gives an in-depth explanation of Stripe's approach to reduce fraud.
Building Resilient GraphQL APIs Using Idempotency - Todd Jefferson presents the issues with non-resilient payment services and how to create an idempotent API.
If you're interested in being interviewed or want to be a guest author, feel free to reply to this e-mail. Or if you have suggestions, gripes, or jokes, I'd love to hear from you!
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