Jean Baudrillard -> The Matrix

Jean Baudrillard, the Mind Behind ‘The Matrix’
March 7, 2007
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7761639

Jean Baudrillard, a French philosopher and sociologist, wrote dozens of books. But his ideas may have found their biggest platform in the movie The Matrix. Baudrillard died Tuesday at the age of 77.

Baudrillard’s radical ideas about the blurring lines between simulation and reality influenced the makers of the hugely successful movie trilogy.

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