‘Cash’ doco collection that includes a few of the largest names in crypto premieres right this moment

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A shiny trying documentary collection centered on the historical past of cash and cryptocurrency premiere on August nineteenth at 7:00 am UTC, and options interviews from a protracted checklist of prime crypto figures.

The 12 episode video collection is considerably confusingly referred to as “Cash Podcast” and the primary two episodes  drop on YouTube right this moment. The present is hosted by Patrick Mclain of blockchain accelerator Mousebelt, and narrated by actor Robert Davi, who has performed roles in Die Laborious, James Bond: License to Kill and Predator 2.

The docu-series options interviews with crypto proponents and key figures within the sector similar to FTX founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, ShapeShift CEO Erik Vorhees, Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson, founder/CEO of International Macro Investor Raoul Pal, and Celsius CEO Alex Mashinsky to call a number of.

Nearly all of the Cash Podcast was shot on the Previous San Francisco Mint, which is a historic landmark and a department of america Mint, a Treasury bureau accountable for producing coinage within the U.S.

The collection will discover key factors within the historical past of cash similar to President Richard Nixon’s elimination of the gold customary in 1971 that noticed fiat forex untethered to something tangible, and the numerous impression crypto and blockchain tech have had on the worldwide monetary system since 2009.

Key crypto narratives may even be explored similar to scams, hacks, illicit exercise, billionaires and the bankrupt.

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Talking in an Aug.17 promo for the collection, OG Bitcoin proponent Erik Vorhees acknowledged that:

“It’s a superb reminder to folks that cash is a narrative that has modified all through human historical past […] and Bitcoin is clearly like this subsequent evolution of how cash and worth can work.”

“And a part of understanding it’s to grasp the historical past of monies that got here earlier than,” he added.