It could be rationalized that the power derived from the people in the movie is
not power, per se, but rather some form of esoteric processing capability
present in the human brain, or some metaphysical aspect that the high technology
That is to say, we can rationalize the utility of the humans in several ways,
calling it power, when it is not necessarily the power that generates work in a
Newtonian physical sense, but either some physical aspect of the human brain
that is not reproducible mechanically or some metaphysical aspect of the brain.
So, maybe the Artificial Intelligences (AIs) or the creator of the AIs is trying
to gain a spirit, or is otherwise tapping them.
Zero Powers wrote:
> Sure, but the flick just wouldn't have had the same punch if the Matrix were
> solar powered.
> Learn how your computer can earn you money while you sleep!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gina Miller" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, November 10, 2000 1:10 PM
> Subject: Matrix
> > I just digested the Matrix movie via DVD last night. It was visually
> > stimulating, made you think about the future of VR life alternative, and
> > cue words (like AI) were titilating. But don't you think the AI could have
> > selected/converted better energy than humans?
> > Gina "Nanogirl" Miller
> > Nanotechnology Industries
> > http://www.nanoindustries.com
> > Personal: http://www.nanogirl.com
> > email@example.com
> > "Nanotechnology: Solutions for the future."
-- Ross Andrew Finlayson Finlayson Consulting Ross at Tiki-Lounge: http://www.tiki-lounge.com/~raf/
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b30 : Mon May 28 2001 - 09:50:20 MDT