02 December 2015

Peter's lo-fi ramblings

Peter Roberts - UCL

224Posts 639,298Views 139Comments


A place to share stuff that isn't at all fintec related but is amusing, absurd or scary.

What's the oddest location for a bank machine you've seen?

12 December 2007  |  3181 views  |  3

If you take a look at these photos of Tate Modern you'll notice the flooring in the Turbine Hall is in a shocking state. They should get that fixed. But wait - look at the photo on the top right - what's that lurking by the wall? It's an Alliance and Leicester bank machine. Not what I'd call art. They could have at least cut it in half and glued it back together - badly - to fit in with the exhibition.

This seemed an odd place to find an ATM. Anyone seen any stranger ones? 

TagsRetail banking

Comments: (3)

Paul Penrose - Finextra - London | 13 December, 2007, 10:24 Well we did run a story on solar-powered ATMs for installation on the beach back in 2003. It was only a proof-of-concept although the NCR people supplied us with a pic of a machine in action. Given the current interest in environmentally-friendly banking, maybe this is an idea who's time has come.
Be the first to give this comment the thumbs up 0 thumb ups! (Log in to thumb up)
Elton Cane - writer & tech geek - Brisbane | 14 December, 2007, 10:04

How about the world's highest ATM?

There's probably room for a whole bunch of superlatives here: most dangerously located, most remote, most ancient  ...


Be the first to give this comment the thumbs up 0 thumb ups! (Log in to thumb up)
Elizabeth Lumley - Startupbootcamp FinTech - London | 14 December, 2007, 11:23 Supposedly, there is an ATM at Pt. Murdo in Antarctica.
Be the first to give this comment the thumbs up 0 thumb ups! (Log in to thumb up)
Comment on this story (membership required)
Log in to receive notifications when someone posts a comment

Latest posts from Peter

ATM? No mate, it's a cutting edge work of art

20 August 2010  |  4624 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1 GroupWhatever...

German robbers blow up bank

26 May 2010  |  4144 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0 GroupWhatever...

Hacking your bank with the help of social networks...

29 April 2010  |  4623 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0 TagsSecurity

Britons tech knowledge a little lacking?

15 January 2010  |  4056 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0 GroupWhatever...

Is it just me or has online banking got worse?

04 January 2010  |  4781 views  |  5  |  Recommends 0 Tags

Peter's profile

job title Moodle support
location London
member since 2008
Summary profile See full profile »
I was the technical lead on the Finextra family of web sites from 1999 to 2009. I'm at UCL these days supporting Moodle.

Peter's expertise

Who's commenting on Peter's posts