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Bitcoin: How Cryptocurrencies Work

Bitcoin: How Cryptocurrencies Work

Say there’s a coin that’s currently worth hundreds of U.S. dollars, but it’s not made of gold, or platinum, or any precious metal. In fact, it’s not the kind of coin you can hold in your hand or stick in a piggy bank. It’s a digital currency, which means it only exists electronically. I’m talking …

The Rise And Fall Of Yelp

The Rise And Fall Of Yelp

Yelp is eleven years old, okay? What have you done to us? Before there was fake news, there were fake reviews. All of us are critiquing each other all the time. We’d like to apologize? Local review site Yelp made quite a mark on how we find restaurants and services. We’ve gone city by city …

Money & Debt: Crash Course World History 202

Money & Debt: Crash Course World History 202

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to make it rain. We’re going to talk about money, the stuff that makes the world go ’round. I’m not very good at making it rain. MFTP: Mr. Green! Mr. Green. I’m sorry, but money doesn’t make the world go round. …

Finance: The History of Money (combined)

Finance: The History of Money (combined)

The history of money in ten minutes number one early money Long before money was invented people were quite happy making doing and growing things from one another in small communities they could largely remember the payments and receipts of what was exchanged keeping tabs or tallies of these exchanges helped with a key requirement …

Biggest Corporate Scandals in History Documentary

Biggest Corporate Scandals in History Documentary

There is perhaps no truer and more frequently proven adage than “power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely”. While this casual maxim is tossed around in a variety of situations, it has its roots in reality, and they are continually proven to this day. We put a premium on power in modern society, throughout the …