1. They do not use any music in the video. Only the ambient noise and the narrator is heard. Joan is in frame for most of the video, but when he isn't we are shown a wide angle of his workspace. A large part of the video is dedicated to talking about how he got to where he is now. Towards the end he talks about what he is doing now, and why.
2. Robinson jumps frequently during the novel. Usually slowing down during times of narration, or when building a scene. Large segments of time are lost to these jumps. This is often when the characters are not doing anything particularly interesting, like traveling.