“Techno-optimism” and Jason Silva’s “Cinematic Philosophical Shots of Espresso”

The techno-optimist Jason Silva has been bringing the world his “cinematic philosophical shots of espresso,” presenting complex information (typically in reference to science and technology) in a exquisitely appealing fashion.

Marshall McLuhan once suggested, “the medium is the message.”  Jason Silva embodies this idea through his this videos. The self-proclaimed “filmmaker,” “futurist,” and “epiphany addict,” captivates the most skeptic of viewers with his high quality mash-ups, boundless enthusiasm and passionate delivery. This video is one of my favorites, though I highly recommend you check out his others as well.

Find more of his videos @ http://thisisjasonsilva.com/

…But what exactly are the benefits of this “Techno-optimism”? Writer Paul Gilding suggests it can even begin to save the world!! [see: http://paulgilding.com/cockatoo-chronicles/will-the-techno-optimists-save-the-world.html]

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