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  1. On Finally Understanding The Matrix Sequels

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    For fifteen years, I’ve assumed that the Matrix Sequels were irredeemable failures. But looking back on them with fresh eyes reveals a pair of films that are exhilarating, interesting, and sometimes hilarious. In this video I try to make sense of these two movies, and what they have to say about free will and the systems that control society.

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    Works Cited:

    DRAGUNOIU, DANA. “Neo’s Kantian Choice: ‘The Matrix Reloaded’ and the Limits of the Posthuman.” Mosaic: An Interdisciplinary Critical Journal, vol. 40, no. 4, 2007, pp. 51–67. JSTOR, JSTOR,

    For more on Immanuel Kant’s Categorical Imperative read: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals.

    More Matrix analysis:

    Chelsea L. Shephard. “Call Trans Opt: Transgender Themes in The Matrix.”

    Moviebob’s “Really That Good: THE MATRIX.”

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  2. Rewriting The Matrix Sequels

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    I wrote a companion article for Polygon about the the transmedia storytelling experiment of The Matrix Reloaded

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  3. The mysterious microbes living deep inside the earth — and how they could help humanity

    The ground beneath your feet is home to a massive, mysterious world of microbes — some of which have been in the earth’s crust for hundreds of thousands of years. What’s it like down there? Take a trip to the volcanoes and hot springs of Costa Rica as microbiologist Karen Lloyd shines a light on these subterranean organisms and shows how they could have a profound impact on life up here.

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  4. The growing chaos at YouTube - The Verge

    The Vergecast explains the crises YouTube is facing over its moderation policies — problems with hate speech and harassment, pedophiles on the platform, and white supremacist content.

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  5. What’s Next for Esports Startups

    Stadiums packed to capacity filled with screaming fans. Global audiences in the hundreds of millions. A multibillion-dollar economy. College scholarships for the top players. Talent agents. Professional teams with dedicated scouts. Beloved celebrities. Doping scandals. Are we talking about professional sports? Well, of a sort. We’re talking esports.

    Esports are a global phenomenon with audiences comparable to or larger than those for traditional sports franchises. For example, more people watched last year’s League of Legends finals than watched MLB’s World Series, the NBA Finals or the NHL Finals.

    After a16z Deal Analyst Bennett Carroccio walks you through the "up to the right" charts, Frank Chen talks with a16z General Partner Andrew Chen and Deal Partner D’Arcy Coolican about what’s going on: why it’s happening now, how dramatically it’s shaped our culture, how the money flows, what the investing opportunities are, and what they are looking for in startups.

    The views expressed here are those of the individual AH Capital Management, L.L.C. (“a16z”) personnel quoted and are not the views of a16z or its affiliates. Certain information contained in here has been obtained from third-party sources, including from portfolio companies of funds managed by a16z. While taken from sources believed to be reliabl…

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  6. DOOM’s Development: A Year of Madness

    “Does it run DOOM?” is the oft-heard phrase as it is the canonical first-port for any system, be it a toaster, touch bar or printer. Programmer, game designer, level designer and DOOM II final boss John Romero delivers a postmortem on the game showing rarely seen material, memorializing its immersive but nerve-wracking 3D environments, networked multiplayer deathmatches, demonic imagery and themes, Barney WADs, exploding barrels, and BFG 9000.

    The global dev community meets at WeAreDevelopers, an event dubbed by many as the “Woodstock of Developers”. The WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2019 will be in Berlin on June 6&7 and John will be there again! Get your ticket now.

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  7. Keynote address from Tim Cook, CEO, Apple Inc

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  8. The Platform Challenge: Balancing Safety, Privacy and Freedom — Alex Stamos (DataEDGE 2019)

    Alex Stamos, Professor, Freeman-Spogli Institute, Stanford University — Alex Stamos is a cybersecurity expert, business leader and entrepreneur working to improve the security and safety of the Internet through his teaching and research at Stanford University. Stamos is an Adjunct Professor at Stanford’s Freeman-Spogli Institute, a William J. Perry Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, and a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution.

    Prior to joining Stanford, Alex served as the Chief Security Officer of Facebook. In this role, Stamos led a team of engineers, researchers, investigators and analysts charged with understanding and mitigating information security risks to the company and safety risks to the 2.5 billion people on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. During his time at Facebook, he led the company’s investigation into manipulation of the 2016 US election and helped pioneer several successful protections against these new classes of abuse. As a senior executive, Alex represented Facebook and Silicon Valley to regulators, lawmakers and civil society on six continents, and has served as a bridge between the interests of the Internet policy community and the complicated reality of platforms operating at billion-user scale. In April 2017, he co-authored “Information Operations …

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  9. Saudi oil tankers ‘sabotaged’ in the Gulf

    Two Saudi oil tankers were the targets of a "sabotage attack" off the UAE

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  10. Sustainable Open Source Strategies - Priyanka Sharma at SF

    Priyanka Sharma, co-founder of WakaTime, shared her sustainable open source strategies. WakaTime is an automated time tracker for developers, with over a hundred open source contributors. Priyanka has worked with several developer products such as Postman, the Rest API testing suite building their developer community. She is passionate about open source and other inclusionary business models and sees them as the businesses of the future. is a community of people excited about combining profit with purpose. Make sure you sign up for the mailing list:

    Recorded on March 3rd, 2016 in San Francisco, more here:

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