If you want to spread your message these days, you'd better have your own iPhone/iPad app .
There are apps which teach CPR, map a dog walk, overwhelm you with Angry Birds…and now there’s one to compare inflation rates at various points in history.
“SIRI, can you tell me the inflation rate in 1956?”
“The inflation rate in 1956 was 1.5 percent, Rock Goddess.”
The app is the brainchild of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, which is giving it away for free. Think of it as QE3 for the mobile lifestyle.
The Econ Ed Mobile Learning App lets you:
The image for the app entices you with phrases like "It's your paycheck!" and the always upbeat "Great Depression".
Best part, there are two games "to see how well you can estimate the cost of credit and the price of goods and services over time." Come on down!
What's next from the Fed, a Facebook page we can all "like"? Oh wait, there already is one.Page 1 of 2 | Next Page