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Introduction to Bitcoin (Beginner)

Guardian Animations - Bitcoin explained and made simple

Overview

Baffled by bitcoin? Confused by the concept of crypto-currencies? Well, fear no more. In 190 seconds we explain what bitcoin actually is, where the idea came from and the impact it's having around the world. Is bitcoin the future of finance, a potential destroyer of the economy ... or just a silly slice of technical utopianism?

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WeUsecoins - What Is Bitcoin?

Overview

The most watched Bitcoin introduction video ever. Updated in April 2014, this video explains how bitcoin works and the importance of this paradigm shifting technology.

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Curious Inventor - How Bitcoin Works in 5 Minutes

Overview

A short introduction to how Bitcoin Works.

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Bustle - Bitcoin: Your Guide To Understanding Digital Currency

Overview

Baffled by bitcoin? Confused by the concept of crypto-currencies? Well, fear no more. In 190 seconds we explain what bitcoin actually is, where the idea came from and the impact it's having around the world. Is bitcoin the future of finance, a potential destroyer of the economy ... or just a silly slice of technical utopianism?

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CRI - Bitcoin 101 - What is Bitcoin?

Overview

This is the definitive introduction to Bitcoin. Without diving too deep into the code, James brings you to understand why Bitcoin works and why it has such power.

This video is the result of a talk we did at Harvard University in April 2014 for Bitcoin beginners. Many of them mentioned that this talk helped them to finally understood the basic idea and we hope it works for you too. Even better, it is a story, covering the failures and difficulties of creating a digital currency, so for non-techies it is more accesible as well.

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SQ1.tv - The Bitcoin Phenomenon

Overview

Produced for SQ1.tv, this Bitcoin documentary looks at the history, the ideologies, and the conflict between the politics of the early-adopters and the VCs/entrepreneurs pushing to take Bitcoin mainstream.

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SQ1.tv interviewed many of the leaders in the Bitcoin movement including Gavin Andresen, the former lead developer; Jeremy Liew, a venture capitalist; Erik Voorhees, one of the notable libertarians in the movement; Fred Ehrsam, co-founder of Coinbase; Peter Vessenes, head of the Bitcoin Foundation.