Ulterior States, an IamSatoshi production, is an argumentative documentary project. The participatory development, production and post ‘guerilla-film-making-methods’, bounced between (non-academic) literature research, video interviews and studio sessions. This investigative process allowed having real-life conversations with some thought leaders within the Bitcoin ecosystem. In an attempt to portray the community behind the message to adopt a network, being a one-man team allowed for easier access to the subjects. The enthusiasm and commitment that saturate through the lens in many parts of the film, expose how the adopters of Bitcoin want to explore, to probe and, to show the world, something important, otherwise overlooked. The film took three years and 125 videos to complete. Through this journey, I got immersed in the decentralised crypto-currency culture and met a bunch of wonderful futuristic-pirates, I would have never met otherwise. It is becoming easier to admit that Ulterior States is an expression of my perceptions, an extract of the years 2012-2015. The collaged story explores code as activism and discovers a melting pot through the neutrality of a decentralised consensus. It looks to the future from different humanist perspectives and argues that crypto-currencies could lead towards; community governed micro-state applications.

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Ulterior States was completely self-funded and produced as a final project for: London South Bank University [MA – Arts & Humanity – Digital Film].
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14 thoughts on “Ulterior States Documentary

  1. Outstanding documentary, very high calibre of people being interviewed. Even though I was already an ardent supporter of Bitcoin, this spurred me on further. Thank you.

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  3. Greetings Satoshi Nakomoto,

    Bitcoin full node community needs to grow. An incentive system of 0.01 BTC for each full node downloaded needs to happen ASAP. If you read this, please address it to anyone who can gather the funds to start this incentive…”reward program”

    Best regards,
    Bitcoin Fan Club

      • Bitcoin core network of full nodes from 15,000 needs to grow to 100,000 so that the network becomes faster, securer more reliable. The number of people interested in supporting the network with a full node is waning. An incentive program could be a solution for thousands of people who use wallets from third parties and don’t have a bitcoin core wallet.

        • How can we back up those 0.01 BTC? I understand the Idea, but do you have details of it?

  4. I can’t find my bitcoin wallet but I have the address how to I locate it

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