Idiocracy is a 2006 American Sci-Fi dystopian comedy film directed by Mike Judge that tells the story of two people (Corporal «Average Joe» Bauers and a prostitute, Rita) who take part in a top-secret military human hibernation experiment, only to awaken five hundred years later in a dystopian society where commercialism and anti-intellectualism have run rampant, and which is devoid of intellectual curiosity, social responsibility, and coherent notions of justice and human rights.
The Matrix is a 1999 so-called «cyberpunk» Sci-Fi action film, written and directed by The Wachowskis, that depicts a dystopian future in which reality as perceived by most humans is actually a simulated reality called «the Matrix», created by sentient machines to subdue the human population, while their bodies’ heat and electrical activity are used as an energy source. Computer programmer Neo learns this truth and is drawn into a rebellion against the machines, which involves other people who have been freed from the «dream world.»Sigue leyendo
«Self Control» is a song by Italian singer Raf, released in 1984. The song was covered the same year by American singer Laura Branigan. Her version first hit no. 1 in Germany on June 15, 1984. The song has become one of the defining songs of the 1980s, with a number of remakes recorded each year.Sigue leyendo
Just to celebrate the ephemeris.
Amazing idea: you can write your comment here on the blog and then expand it orally in class.Sigue leyendo
No me acaban de convencer las explicaciones que encuentro en la red, así que voy a intentarlo a mi manera… (y en castellano, para que se entienda mejor 😉 ).Sigue leyendo