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The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin (2014)

A computer programmer becomes fascinated with the digital currency Bitcoin, and through his involvement in the Bitcoin community, we learn about the impending global impact of this amazing new technology.

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Gavin Andresen
Brian Armstrong
Margaux Avedisian
Vitalik Buterin
Mike Caldwell ...
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Fred Ehrsam
Tony Gallippi
Gonzague Gay-Bouchery
Yifu Guo
Mark Karpeles
Jered Kenna
Trace Mayer
Daniel Mross
Stephen Pair
Charlie Shrem
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Dan is a 35 year old computer programmer from Pittsburgh who lives a busy life. Along with balancing work, his marriage, and raising his three boys, Dan spends much of his time actively involved in all things Bitcoin. After discovering Bitcoin in 2011, his love and obsession for the crypto-currency was born, revealing an uncharted world of new possibilities for him to explore. Join us as we take a journey through the rapidly growing world of Bitcoin. Along the way, we'll follow the stories of entrepreneurs and startups that are helping shape the new financial frontier. We'll look at the competitive mining market and the various subcultures within the Bitcoin community. You'll encounter a variety of characters and opinions as we examine the social and political impact of an open-source digital currency. Will the rise of Bitcoin bring a monetary paradigm shift that will forever change the world? Written by Nicholas Mross

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I watched and totally enjoyed it.
21 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

I watched and totally enjoyed it. It is quite easy to watch and almost completely non technical which is good for the non-bit-coiners. It covers basically all the highs and lows of bit-coin from almost day one and right up to the fall of the biggest exchange .

There is no hiding of all the problems bit-coin had and faces in the future but at the same time it is very optimistically told (of course).

Even if you are not interested in investing in this- it is good to know what it is all about- and this movie can introduce the subject in an interesting way .

It would be interesting to hear an opinion of someone who basically doesn't know anything about bit-coin - whom I think should really be the people to watch this.


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