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The How and Why of Buying Bitcoin (4/12/18) / MacNeil/Lehrer Productions.

Infobase, (film distributor.). MacNeil/Lehrer Productions (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (7 min., 50 sec)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, [2018]
  • Distributor: New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2018.

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General Note:
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on September 13, 2018.
Originally released by MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, 2018.
Formatted Contents Note:
The How and Why of Buying Bitcoin (4/12/18) (7:50);
Restrictions on Access Note:
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Terms of use -
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Summary, etc.:
The basic idea of bitcoin is simple: instead of a financial institution holding a bank ledger, a chain of computers linked through the internet are all using the same software to record and verify every transaction. But how can a cryptocurrency be worth anything in the first place? Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
Target Audience Note:
9 - 12, Academic/AP
System Details Note:
Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback pltform.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Access requires VIU IP addresses and is restricted to VIU students, faculty and staff.
Access may be limited to affiliated libraries.
Language Note:
Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's description
Subject: Technological innovations > History.
Technological innovations.
Genre/Form: Streaming videos.
Internet videos.
Topic Heading: Films on Demand > Business and Economics Collection

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