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Source:  Programming Insider

Bitcoin: The End of Money As We Know It – This hour-long documentary, co-directed by Torsten Hoffmann, explores how and why Bitcoin could affect the traditional economic system and was released in December 2014, when Bitcoin was first beginning to gain mass amounts of global popularity.

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin – Since it first hit the headlines in 2009, Bitcoin has been regarded as a socio-economic experiment that continues to this day, and really is a fascinating story. Throughout “The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin,” you’ll experience the highs and lows of the past nine years of Bitcoin. and chances are you’ll be the most knowledgeable of your friends when it comes to cryptocurrencies.

Life on Bitcoin – Ever since Bitcoin became big in 2009, sceptics have continuously tried to undermine just how useful the cryptocurrency is in everyday life. To combat these claims, newlyweds Austin and Becky decided to pay for everything in their lives with Bitcoin for 100 days. However, remember while watching that this film was released in 2013.

Bitcoin in Uganda – This film follows Ronald, a man who receives Bitcoin to pay for his education from his family who live in the United States. Not only is Ronald benefiting from the use of Bitcoin but plenty of other Ugandans are utilizing the cryptocurrency to avoid the high transaction fees charged by alternative, more traditional money tranfer companies like Western Union.

Bitcoin in Argentina – For anyone who lives outside of Argentina, it would be hard to truly understand just how difficult a situation their economy currently is in. By far one of the largest issues Argentinians face is the high inflation rates their currency regularly experiences – often fluctuating by 20%-25% per year. Due to these fluctuations, the Argentine peso struggles to serve its purpose as a national currency, and it’s often a challenge to exchange Argentine pesos for other currencies such as U.S. dollars or euros. How is the average Argentinian supposed to survive? The answer is Bitcoin.

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