Polis Goes To Utah

I had a trip to Utah and took Polis with me. It was a good test of it’s functionality across state borders. Final approach to Salt Lake City International Airport: First Polis got me a car: (In this case a rental, but perhaps some day I’ll purchase an actual car with Polis.) Utah is a…

Where Does The Polis Go? An Investigation

We’re not in a world (yet?) where merchants are willing to accept Polis in exchange for goods. At some point the Polis will be converted to fiat. How does it happen? The developers haven’t been fully clear about this. This makes sense – I’m part of a beta, things will likely change. There may also…

Using the PolisPay App

Yesterday I posted about my PolisPay purchase. Here’s the beta app experience leading up to that transaction, using the 64 bit version of the wallet on a Windows 10 machine: The summary view shows your PolisPay Card with your name, masked account number, and USD equivalent value of currency on the card. In card options…

The World’s First PolisPay Transaction

On 22 May, 2010, a programmer paid 10,000 Bitcoin for a couple pizzas from Papa John’s. At the time that Bitcoin was worth $25. Today it’s worth north of $62 million. On 30 October, 2018 I paid 4.51 Polis for an Oreo Donut and a Chai from Dunkin Donuts. This is the story of the…

Polis Unboxing

I was one of the lucky 11 people who got to participate in the Polis Pay beta. Here is the beginning: I paid 35 Polis to have it sent to me express via DHL. Inside the envelope is another envelope with beautiful use of the Polis logo and some cool background graphics. The back of…