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       [1] From: ubiquity <ubiquity@HQ.ACM.ORG> (16)
             Subject: Ubiquity 4.1

       [2] From: Arun-Kumar Tripathi (23)
             Subject: The Philosophy of the Matrix ed. Christopher Grau

             Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 07:29:13 +0000
             From: ubiquity <ubiquity@HQ.ACM.ORG>
             Subject: Ubiquity 4.1

    Ubiquity: A Web-based publication of the ACM
    Volume 4, Number 1, Week of February 24, 2003

    In this issue:

    Review --

    Bell Labs: Life in the Crown Jewel

    Competition in the telecommunications industry has come at a
    tremendous cost.
    Reviewed by Robert M. Siegmann

    View --

    Hacking Primes

    Visualization of prime numbers may further the understanding and
    safeguarding of encryption techniques.
    By Patrick Amato

             Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 07:29:56 +0000
             From: Arun-Kumar Tripathi
             Subject: The Philosophy of the Matrix ed. Christopher Grau

    The Philosophy of the Matrix by Christopher Grau with a quote "the
    skeptical worry that one's experience may be illusory, and the moral
    question of whether it matters."

    Following essays can be found at

    A. Dream Skepticism
    B. Brain-in-a-Vat Skepticism
    C. The Experience Machine
    Christopher Grau

    The Matrix of Dreams by Colin McGinn

    The Brave New World of the Matrix by Hubert Dreyfus & Stephen Dreyfus

    Reflections on the first Matrix by Richard Hanley

    Reality, what matters, and the Matrix by Iakdvos Vasilou

    The Matrix - Our Future? by Kevin Warwick

    Wake up! - Gnosticism & Buddhism and the Matrix Francis Flannery-Dailey &
    Rachel Wagner

    If any readers and scholars want to know more about the articles
    (mentioned above) and their concepts, then please free to mail Arun
    Tripathi at <tripathi@mail.waoe.org>

    Thanks in advance.

    Your sincerely,
    Arun Tripathi

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