Still don't get Bitcoin? This new documentary is for you
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The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin debuted at the Tribeca film festival and has generated a decent amount of buzz. A lot of that has to do with being in the right place at the right time.
The documentary follows Nicholas Mross, a self proclaimed libertarian and computer programmer in Pittsburgh. Mross got involved with Bitcoin in 2011, a few years after the crypto-currency got started, and quickly built his own Bitcoin mining tools, garnering him a bounty of Bitcoin. After his initial investment, Bitcoin started to quickly take off. Mross’s brother suggested they document the phenomenon as it was happening.