The True Story of the “Ellen Selfie”

Talking about The Oscars, the story behind the famous “Ellen Selfie” is quite interesting: From time to time, people ask me how that selfie came to be. It’s a pretty good story of collaboration, partnership and professionalism. And these days, a story with a happy ending is worth telling. Next to collaboration, partnership and professionalism […]

Did the Oscars Just Prove That We Are Living in a Computer Simulation?

The New Yorker, following the recent fuck-up at the Oscars where “La La Land” was mistakingly named as the winner for “Best Picture”: This bizarre event put one in mind of a simple but arresting thesis: that we are living in the Matrix, and something has gone wrong with the controllers. This idea was, I’m […]