Keanu Reeves doing a public service announcement for FIRST robotics. Wait a minute, should Neo be a spokesperson for robots/AI? [via Robots Dreams]

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


  • Michael Campbell

    finally someone famous is supporting this fabulous program i so happen to be part of. Then again dean and woodie are famous to us

  • fenwick

    What? You stopped the machines, now you’re helping build them again?!

    • Keith Hammond

      C’mon people, to fight the machines, we must understand the machines. Keanu is The One

  • justDIY

    sounds and looks like a “community service” type production to me … unshaven, didn’t even bother to hide the lapel mic, etc

    • Pelrun

      Don’t forget the unfortunately placed pauses from (pause) him reading the autocue too (pause) quickly.

  • James Tau

    Whoa! Most excellent! :)