Next: Blockchain

Season 1
 (21)2019ALL
Some say blockchain is the second coming of the Internet, that it will change the way our world operates permanently. Others call it a scam. It enables the making of billionaires, but it has also put people in jail. "Next" embarks on a journey for answers: what makes blockchain fascinating yet controversial? What does it mean to have blockchain in our lives? Most of all, what will it bring next?
Starring
Bianca ChenNicholas CiavattaTim Draper
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

Watch for $0.00 with Prime

By ordering or viewing, you agree to our Terms. Sold by Amazon.com Services LLC.
Share
Edit
  1. 1. Bitcoin
    April 3, 2018
    47min
    ALL
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Bitcoin is the first and best-known application of the blockchain. A decade into its existence, bitcoin remains mysterious to the general public: from its nature, its source of value, the reasons behind price fluctuation, to diverging policies across countries. Episode 1 revisits the legacy of Satoshi Nakamoto, uncovering some life-changing bitcoin stories.
  2. 2. Fork
    August 13, 2019
    47min
    ALL
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The design of bitcoin is based on a check and balance principle that guarantees the decentralization of power. However, the problem of scalability has divided the bitcoin community and provoked heated debate. Since Americans write the code and the Chinese are miners, the bitcoin debate went from technological to ideological.
  3. 3. Blockchain Rises
    August 13, 2019
    52min
    ALL
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Bitcoin is massively disruptive and influential, however, the real potential and opportunity is the underlying technology of blockchain. The revolutionary blockchain technology brings the internet of information to the second era of the Internet--The Internet of Value.
  4. 4. The Chain Of Everything
    August 13, 2019
    50min
    ALL
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Since people's growing interest in blockchain applications has gone beyond cryptocurrency, 19-years-old Vitalik Buterin created Ethereum in 2013 for people in general to build a decentralized application. More and more people realized the importance of building infrastructure while exploring blockchain technology. The advent of Ethereum opened up a new path for public blockchains...
  5. 5. Of Greatness And Greed
    August 13, 2019
    47min
    ALL
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Initial Coin Offering (ICO) offers a platform that opens up capital inflows from the masses and impacts the traditional forms of capital raise. However, due to the lack of regulations, the failure rate on investment is high and ICOs have been described as "the craziest bubble ever".
  6. 6. The Players
    August 13, 2019
    1h 31min
    ALL
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The blockchain industry has only completed its first ten years in existence and the people and the industry have experienced ups and downs that other industries may only experience throughout a millennia. Besides finance and investment, how can we change the world by using blockchain technology? How can blockchain benefit ordinary people?

Customers who watched this item also watched

  • The Value of Your Personal Data - VPRO Backlight
  • Magic Money: The Bitcoin Revolution
  • Thoughtcrime
  • Bitcoin Gospel
  • The Internet of Everything
  • Code 2600
  • Banking On Africa - The Bitcoin Revolution
  • The Tulip Bubble: The First Big Bust in the History of Booms
  • Google and the World Brain
  • Algorithms: How They Rule Our World
  • Free or Equal
  • Full Signal
  • China vs. USA: Empires at War
  • Human Weeds
  • Joy of Winning
  • Facebook: Cracking the Code
  • Backfired - When VW Lied To America
  • The Joy of A.I.
  • A Rift In The Valley
  • The Future Code

Customer reviews

3.4 out of 5 stars
3.4 out of 5
21 customer ratings
How does Amazon calculate star ratings?
Reviewed in the United States on April 3, 2020
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on November 24, 2019
3 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on May 30, 2018
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on May 21, 2018
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on September 2, 2019
Reviewed in the United States on August 31, 2018
Reviewed in the United States on October 16, 2018
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on January 25, 2020