Re: Matrix Shmatrix

Paul Hughes (
Sat, 10 Apr 1999 00:53:27 -0700

joe dees wrote:

> One li'l tidbit: I got a real kick out of them referring to the cybercreatures hunting the rebel craft as Squids; this is, of course, what the devices which recorded subjective experience "straight off the cerebral cortex" in STRANGE DAYS were called.

I think that was a coincidence. The term "squid" in Strange Days was referring to SQUID - which stands for Superconducting QUantum Interference Device. Whereas in The Matrix, those things looked like squids! :-)

Paul Hughes