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Ulterior States, Money & Culture

I have the pleasure to present a documentary on Bitcoin that explains the philosophical reasons why crypto currency was born. Ulterior States, an IamSatoshi production, is an argumentative documentary project. 

 

Ulterior States An IamSatoshi Production A Film By Tomer Kantor http://www.iamsatoshi.com/ulterior-states-documentary

The story from the film creator,
The participatory development, production and post ‘guerilla-film-making-methods’, bounce between (non-academic) literature research, video interviews and studio sessions.

This investigative process allowed having real-life conversations with some thought leaders within the Bitcoin ecosystem. In an attempt to portray the community behind the message to adopt a network, being a one-man team allowed for easier access to the subjects. The enthusiasm and commitment that saturate through the lens in many parts of the film, expose how the adopters of Bitcoin want to explore, to probe and, to show the world, something important, otherwise overlooked.

The film took three years and 125 videos to complete. Through this journey, I got immersed in the decentralised crypto-currency culture and met a bunch of wonderful futuristic-pirates, I would have never met otherwise. It is becoming easier to admit that Ulterior States is an expression of my perceptions, an extract of the years 2012-2015. The collaged story explores code as activism and discovers a melting pot through the neutrality of a decentralised consensus.It looks to the future from different humanist perspectives and argues that crypto-currencies could lead towards; community governed micro-state applications. This roughlyhour long documentary, from producerTomer Kantor. Adam B. Levine, from the Let’s TalkBitcoin network, calls it “the first great exploration of the Idealist point of view.”<

Ulterior States was completely self-funded and produced as a final project for London South Bank University [MA – Arts & Humanity – Digital Film].

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Geir Solem
Cryptor Trust Inc.

3 Elements that influence Bitcoin Value

Where does bitcoin value come from? Lets take a look at 3 elements that are intrinsic to bitcoin’s nature.

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Bitcoin as a New Disruptive Technology – VALUE ELEMENT #1

Bitcoin as a currency, as a payment system and as a stock cannot be separated from its nature as a new revolutionary technology.

Leaving technical concepts apart, the bitcoin system provides the base for:

– Transferring money with low or none cost to any place in the world. Global acceptance and distribution!

– Empower people to become their own bank, removing the dependance on financial institutions. Freedom!

– Empower people currently out of the banking system. Democratic!

– Avoid the deflationary effects of traditional currency. Buying power!

– Pay for goods and services while protecting your personal data. Security!

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Bitcoin Vs. Gold – How Bitcoin Could Take Over a Trillion $ Market

This is the third video in our series called “Bitcoin as a Disruptor”.  Is it possible that even gold could be challenged by Bitcoin ?

Source: World Bitcoin Network

We look at five features where Bitcoin’s inherent features could take over five different trillion dollar markets.

The video starts with the misconception many people have with the idea of intrinsic value. It turns out that Bitcoin is laden with amazing values, all ‘inherently’ intrinsic.

Geir Solem
Cryptor Trust Inc.