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The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin (2014)

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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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Credited cast:
Gavin Andresen
Brian Armstrong
Margaux Avedisian
Vitalik Buterin
Mike Caldwell ... Casascius
Fred Ehrsam
Tony Gallippi
Gonzague Gay-Bouchery
Yifu Guo
Mark Karpeles
Jered Kenna
Trace Mayer
Daniel Mross
Stephen Pair
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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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Global awakening ...
21 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

I watched this movie when it first aired officially at the House of Blues in Chicago prior to the 2014 Bitcoin conference there. I felt bursts of melancholy, joy and, yes, pride throughout the entire film. Daniel literally traveled the world and was there with some of the earliest Bitcoin pioneers and RECORDED it all. Nobody else has done that! This is a truly unique piece of history that you CANNOT miss, whether you're into Bitcoin or not. I truly believe that it will be remembered, talked about, and referenced for eternity or something close to it. Magnificent!!


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