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6) Again, that's one theory. An alternate theory is that the Wachowski brothers are frickin abysmal writers who just got lucky the first time.
You could also be generous and concede that they may have been okay writers but that in attempting to visually convey extremely sophisticated philosophical concepts using the language of cyberpunk mixed with the visual themes of martial arts cinema and work like Ridley Scott's Blade Runner their reach exceeded their grasp.
It was relatively easy to frame a story which posited Machines=baddies, humans = goodies in The Matrix but in Reloaded and Revolutions they moved towards a philosophy in which Smith became representative of a kind of nihilistic instinct where Neo represented a vital and enlightened soul, alive to suffering and the transience of the apparent but able to move within the world of appearances in tune with the creatures of spirit. The machine world came to represent this world of spirit over the course of the trilogy, programs and machines representing the highest forms of intellect and wisdom that much eastern philosophy attempts to teach us are, at first, seen as enemies of our unenlightened selves but later come to be angelic beings prompting us to move into a state of nirvanic bliss.
It's an interesting philosophy but not one that anyone has ever really tried to put into the visual language of action cinema, until these guys. That they failed was almost inevitable. That they tried remains admirable. That they are scorned remains unsurprising.
They are all multi-tasking, constantly. Most men that I've encountered take the assessment of a female person's surface attractiveness as something their brain will just do regardless of whether they want it to or not. It doesn't stop them listening to anything she might have to say or assessing her personal qualities any more than any other factor such as trying to hold a sensible conversation on a bad phone line or whatever.
If it is true that a woman can have many conversations with a man and never once think about his surface attractiveness then that leaves a whole heap of spare brain capacity for multi-tasking. I have heard women say "I just never thought of x that way" and assumed it meant the survey had been carried out but disregarded as irrelevant; this is the way it works for me.
If, in fact, the survey never takes place at all it explains a hell of a lot about a lot of things... to me, anyway.
Seriously. It's a cloud based file-syncing service any "security" you imagine files have in there inherently is entirely fictional.
I live in the UK and back in the mid nineties we briefly got a taste of Pretzel Flipz chocolate covered pretzels. I absolutely loved the White Fudge variety you now can't get in the UK for love nor money. A takeout near where we live did a particular type of burger I ate too many of and shortly thereafter the place changed hands and menus. A short while ago the grocer just opposite where we live stopped stocking both flapjacks, which I inhale, and a particular brand of glucose energy drink which I thought was superior to the leading brand. That's just the start. I can't help noticing that all of these items were totally bad for me. So maybe they were watching, and decided to put my health before their profits... maybe...