Sambuddha Mitra Mustafi is a journalist and filmmaker currently writing a book on Bitcoin's political theory titled The Consensus of Civilizations. Earlier he was South Asia Producer with the BBC where he extensively covered the Afghanistan war and other important stories in the region. He has written for the BBC The New York Times Columbia Journalism Review Caravan magazine The Hindu Business Line and The Economic Times. Sambuddha did his MA in Politics from Columbia Universitys Journalism School in New York where he was a Fulbright scholar.