Bitcoin: What is it? | Money, banking and central banks | Finance & Capital Markets | Khan Academy

Bitcoin: What is it? | Money, banking and central banks | Finance & Capital Markets | Khan Academy

What is bitcoin? Created by Zulfikar Ramzan.

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Finance and capital markets on Khan Academy: Learn about bitcoins and how they work. Videos by Zulfikar Ramzan. Zulfikar is a world-leading expert in computer security and cryptography and is currently the Chief Scientist at Sourcefire. He received his Ph.D. in computer science from MIT.

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  1. Rasbir Marwaha

    I thought this was a math channel, guess i was wrong

  2. Gabriel Elmblad

    At the time of this video bitcoin was approximately 100$ per bitcoin lol

  3. i dont like btc i like PPC , The Peercoin is more fast and Very easy to have and no problem at all wallet available in Android

  4. Wow! I am making so much money mining crypto! go to and use my code nDMk87 to get a huge discount and start making huge money!! or go here to make money without paying! Wow, all by sitting on a computer!

  5. Ahthesham Sheikh Mohammed

    How does Alice generate the value she is willing to exchange? Does she pay real currency $1000 for exchange to have an equal worth in terms of bitcoin?

  6. Владислав Дембицкий

  7. $10000, as we speak.

  8. Robert Wilson

    Good people will be rewarded thousand times! Send some love here 🙂

  9. We need Sal

  10. Илья Василиогло

    I'm Russian, but I speak a little English. Bitcoin is not just a new money. Bitcoin is a new format of money that name is cryptocurrency.
    Bitcoin is a first but not unique. Exist more than 700 cryptocurrency. Bitcoin offer 1-3 (%) per day today. But some coins gives 10 and 20 (%) per day.
    If you are interested in investing in Crypt, please write me at WhatsApp +79111313131
    We are created Ethereum and more 3 another cryptocurrency. We are preparing one more startup with new criptocurrency and the bigest socialization plan that Bitcoin not even dreamed.

  11. Mairon Kinsuin

    late's sign up through my link who ever believe and trust the btc

  12. 感谢3,M社区,只要每天完成一个简单的任务,就能达到每个月100% 的利息。这是一个完善的网上 互助平台。 帮助每个人得到很多,改善自己的生活。 真的要感谢。 For transfer between patricipants , we use bitcon. #MMMGlobal #MMMExtra #Bitcoin #Bitcoins #BTC #?BitcoinReview #?BitcoinNews

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  14. jerry jerryson

    Can someone please donate anything to my Bitcoin account? 1D38MRwdWVWFPuiCGa4RiQ8Rgo9oMR38fY 
     Anything would make my day 🙂 

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    Earn Free Passive Income From Mining Bitcoins

  16. Mt. Gox….

  17. Faisal Alsarraf

    he clearly said "this is the new currency". creepy. 2:45

  18. So I just made a address via blockchain, 1SvUTFBuADPL3WxpJkxDEWUXxWLo4N8k8
    So you are saying anyone is able to just donate me any amount of money? with out me know them? or doing anything? I'm in! lol

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  20. This is so dumb, i have a currency called poop. Anyone can make and trade it! If anyones interested in my poop hit me up!

  21. Mt. Gox lost over $474 Million dollars worth of Bitcoins and have filed for bankruptcy I would find another exchange.

  22. This guy really makes sure to mention Mt. Gox!

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