The impact of the The Matrix on science fiction is difficult to overstate, but beyond the genre itself, it also deeply affected the viewers whose worldviews were made askew. Three of those viewers are featured in today’s episode to talk about their reactions to the film and the ways in which it contributed to the work they do now: writer/director Emily Dean, Partnership on AI research director Peter Eckersley, and MIT Media Lab’s Dan Novy.
Intro with Phil Libin and Brittney Gallagher
Brittney Gallagher hosts Digital Culture LA, a show about future science and technology.
The Matrix portrays a version of the future in which the main character’s version of reality is revealed to be a computer simulation powered by human bodies.
Conversation with Peter Eckersley
Peter is the director of research at the Partnership on AI.
Previously, Peter worked at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Conversation with with Dan Novy
Conversation with Emily Dean
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