A Short Animated Biography of Thomas Edison

This playful animated short gives an overview of the inventor's life, while pointing out that he might have been more of an exceptional businessman than a creative genius. Jeremiah Warren created the video to celebrate the 165th anniversary of Edison's birth, using the fast-paced, informational style of his other videos, like this one about how hurricanes get their names

For more videos by Jeremiah Warren, visit http://www.jeremiahwarren.com/. 

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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