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'Time Banking' Is Catching on in the Digital World

 

Ed Collom, CSUF director of faculty affairs and records and a former chair and professor of sociology at Cal State San Bernardino, was quoted on the topic of community time banking. In the article, Collom,  who co-authored "Equal Time, Equal Value: Community Currencies and Time Banking in the US,"  stated that in order to be successful, time banks must have official hosts and infrastructure because “technology can help build trust. Because ultimately these systems are totally based on trust.”

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