The result: Edge is pleased to present the world premiere of Dylan’s interesting and engaging four-minute impressionistic montage, featuring appearences by a number of Edgies: Jerry Coyne, Daniel C. Dennett, George Dyson, David Gelernter, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Alison Gopnik, Kevin Kelly, Alex Pentland, Irene Pepperberg, Steven Pinker, Lee Smolin, Paul Steinhardt, and Frank Wilczek.
JESSE DYLAN is a filmmaker and founder, Creative Director and CEO of Wondros, a production company based in LA. He has created media projects for a diverse group of organizations, including George Soros and the Open Society Foundations, Clinton Global Initiative, Council on Foreign Relations, MIT Media Lab, the Columbia Journalism School, and Harvard Medical School. Among his best known works is in the Emmy Award-winning “Yes We Can—Barack Obama Music Video”. Jesse Dylan’s Edge Bio Page.
Also a book, faux dramatically titled This Idea Must Die. It will be interesting to see which ideas really do die. Which get funded instead of retired. Which naturalist stuff gets re-galvanized (Frankenstein method). Which just collapses of its own unpersuasiveness. Taking bets here.
An earlier stab at the basic idea of the vid:
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