This afternoon at the newly cleared, heavily patrolled, and sparkling (Christmas lights!) Zuccotti Park, a group of activists dressed in caps and gowns made from garbage bags and draped with paper chains announced the official launch of the Occupy Student Debt Campaign.
ATMs are challenging enough to use when you're visiting a different country. But imagine drawing money when you've never seen an ATM in your life, and compound that with the fact that you might not be able to read. NCR, a company that makes transactional technology like cash registers, has created a concept for Pillar, an ATM that can help people make simple financial transactions without having to navigate a complex, word-heavy interface.