Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Siobhan Roberts's "Genius At Play," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: Genius At Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway by Siobhan Roberts.

The entry begins:
The movie script for Genius At Play, which is in fact quickly writing itself in my head, bears the working title Let It All Hang Out, since that is Conway’s policy toward life in general, and in a sense toward mathematics as well. For the lead role, for young John, we’d need someone who can play the rogue, as well as smart and funny and deep, and with Mick Jagger’s performative charisma and sex appeal. Tom Hardy would do the trick (most recently in Mad Max: Fury Road). I also consulted Conway’s wife Diana on this, and for the older Conway she said there was no question: Jeff...[read on]
Learn more about the book and author at Siobhan Roberts' website.

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