Triangle Bitcoin Meetup Movie Night: Monday, October 20
American Underground @Main St. -- Basement
Short Documentaries and Merchant Adoption Interview: 5:30 PM
"The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin" Feature: 6:30 PM
The much anticipated Bitcoin Documentary screened at this year's Tribeca film festival is coming to the Triangle!
Additionally we have 3 short documentaries on Bitcoin's international impact, and a peek behind the scenes at Cleveland's Bitcoin Boulevard about best practices for merchant adoption of Bitcoin.
Pizza and beverages will be on hand based on RSVP count. Donations to the pizza fund are graciously accepted in bitcoin at the address shown here. Cash will also be accepted on site.
TBM Movie Night Pizza Fund Bitcoin Address
The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin
ABOUT 'THE RISE AND RISE OF BITCOIN'
Daniel 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, Daniel 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?
International Bitcoin Short Documentaries
We will be screening 3 short documentaries from bitcoinfilm.org which show Bitcoin in action in different settings:
Bitcoin in Uganda – Empowering People (6 min.)
Bitcoins: Liberating Organic Farmers (6 min.)
Bitcoins in Argentina (9 min.)
More info: http://bitcoinfilm.org/documentaries/
Bitcoin Boulevard - Lessons and Best Practices
Triangle Bitcoin Meetup co-organizer Brad Wheeler sat down with Cleveland Bitcoin Boulevard organizer Nikhil Chand over a beer to learn about the history of Bitcoin Boulevard, the perspective of participating merchants, and some of the lingering issues associated with bringing Bitcoin to the suburb of Cleveland Heights.