11 Films You Should Watch if You Want to Work for Satya Nadella or Mark Zuckerberg
We are building Skynet and the Terminators are not going to program themselves. There is a Surface Studio with your name on it.
This is the second article in a series about the films you should watch if you want to work for the most powerful people in the world.
You should read the article 9 Films You Should Watch if You Want to Work for Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos first if you haven't read it yet before you go any further.
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) is currently the seventh most profitable computer services company in the entire world with a massive annual profit of $3.669 billion in 2015.
Annual profits increased from $1.491 billion in 2013 to $2.925 billion or more than 96% in 2014 to $3.669 billion or more than 25% in 2015.
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is currently the most profitable software and programming company in the entire world with a supermassive annual profit of $16.798 billion in 2016.
Microsoft is currently the 16th most profitable company of any kind in the entire world.
Annual profits increased from $12.193 billion in 2015 to $16.798 billion or more than 37% in 2016
As you can see, Microsoft is not only making more money than Facebook but they are also growing faster.
If you are currently unemployed and you have job offers from headhunters from these two companies then you should choose Microsoft.
This situation could change suddenly if Facebook decides to acquire the Naver Corporation (KRX: 035420) based in South Korea in the near future for $20 billion or more.
It does not matter if you have never even heard of them before in your entire life. They have a very popular application called Line with more than 700,000,000 users worldwide and growing extremely fast.
In fact, this South Korean company is currently one of the largest computer services companies in the entire world.
They are extremely profitable and growing extremely quickly. Two characteristics Mark Zuckerberg is always searching when looking into every company he is considering buying.
This does not mean you should pick up the phone right now and buy shares in Naver Corporation.
There are other extremely profitable computer services companies growing quickly that you can acquire for less cash but that is a topic for another day and perhaps for another website.
Mark Zuckerberg currently has a massive fortune of $44.6 billion and rising fast.
Only 8 people in the entire world hold more than $40 billion in assets and his fortune is going to increase in size to at least $50 billion in a few years after he sells 49% of Oculus Rift to Microsoft and/or Microsoft sells 49% of Project Scorpio to Facebook.
Satya Nadella's boss is currently the wealthiest man in the entire world with a supermassive fortune of $75 billion and also rising fast.
Satya Nadella is not a billionaire like Mark Zuckerberg. However, he is still the 61st most powerful person in the entire world according to Forbes magazine.
He is more powerful than Justin Trudeau.
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Both companies are hiring thousands of new employees each year to expand their current businesses to more countries and to start new businesses as well like the Surface Studio which will be released in 2017 for only $2,999 or the virtual 3D teleportation in real-time or holoportation device currently in development.
Many of these employees will be replaced by Braavas in the near future.
If you want to build the operating system portrayed in the critically-acclaimed romantic science fiction drama film Her and work for Facebook or Microsoft then you should familiarize yourself with evil supercomputers.
Here are some films about Skynet:
The Lawnmower Man
Two-time Golden Globe nominee Pierce Brosnan and Golden Globe nominee Geoffrey Lewis star in this 1992 science fiction action horror film produced with a budget of $10 million.
This film was a commercial hit with more than $32 million in domestic sales.
Enough cash to produce a sequel with a budget 50% larger four years later.
We now know it is extremely risky to produce a sequel without the original cast. Rupert Murdoch had to learn this the hard way and he could never recover his $110 million investment in Speed 2: Cruise Control back in 1997.
Keanu Reeves now has a net worth of more than $350 million and rising quickly after the critical and financial success of John Wick back in 2014.
You can take a closer look at John Wick: Chapter 2 here.
John Wick: Chapter 2 is scheduled to be released this February 10, 2017.
I was only 18 years old when I saw this film and this is one of the reasons why I decided to pursue a career as a professional software developer.
A decade later, I was developing software for the sixth most profitable company in the entire world.
I did a lot of coding for Forbes 2000 companies back in the day when I was younger and dumber.
Stephen King wrote the short story in 1975. Cavalier, a pornographic magazine launched in 1952 was the original publisher and this is one of the reasons why I decided to write articles for literally anybody.
If your check clears, then I will write a good article for your magazine.
It only took me four years to rise all the way to the top.
I have written thousands of articles over the years and my greatest success has been writing for The Motley Fool, currently the 631st most popular website in the United States of America.
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The short story of the same name was collected three years later in the book Night Shift.
Many short stories included in this collection of short stories have evolved into television shows and films.
If you like Stephen King then you should visit your local public library and borrow this book and simply skip all the short stories you already have seen on television or in the movie theater.
Children of the Corn was rebooted in 2009.
You can also watch the first episode of the television show Nightmares & Dreamscapes called "Battleground."
"Battleground" is another short story from the same Night Shift collection of short stories.
"Jerusalem's Tot" is now one the short stories included in the graphic novel The Secretary of Dreams illustrated by Glenn Chadbourne.
If one of your friends, relatives, suppliers, customers, employers or employees is a huge fan of Stephen King then you can give him a limited edition of this graphic novel for as a little as $775.00
There are only 750 copies of this graphic novel in the entire world.
"Strawberry Springs", "Grey Matter" and "One for the Road" are now three of the short stories included in the second volume of the graphic novel The Secretary of Dreams illustrated by Glenn Chadbourne.
After the financial success of the first graphic novel, the publishers decided to sell a regular version of the second graphic novel for a more affordable price of only $119.00
Now everybody can see these illustrations.
As you can see, eventually a new generation of filmmakers will option the rights for the rest of these short stories and they will release a new film in 3D and you will stream it to your home using Hulu or Netflix using more technologically advanced devices like the new Sony PlayStation VR.
Stephen King has a net worth of more than $400 million and rising extremely fast.
There are many television shows and films based on Stephen King's books currently in production.
You can still acquire the rights to many of his books and short stories and you don't need to write a $4 million check to get them.
Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges stars in this 1982 science fiction action-adventure film made with a budget of $17 million.
The film was unprofitable for years until the consumers started to acquire this film in VHS. Back then the home video market was not as big as it is today.
Eventually, enough cash was generated to risk $170 million in a sequel back in 2010 and the global sales went as high as $400 million.
A second sequel will be inevitably released within the next two decades.
This film was nominated for two Academy Awards in the Costume Design and Sound categories.
You can stream the film "Tron" right now if you are an HBO (NYSE: T) subscriber.
You can also stream the film "Tron" right now if you happen to live in Argentina, Austria, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia or Germany and you are a Netflix subscriber.
You can also stream the sequel "Tron: Legacy" right now if you happen to live in Canada, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Australia or New Zealand and you are a Netflix subscriber.
2001: A Space Odyssey
This is one of the 1001 movies you must see before you die according to Ian Haydn Smith and Steven Jay Schneider.
If you don't have this book and you love films then I strongly suggest you buy this very informative book. Your life will improve in a lot of positive ways.
There are more than 9,999 films and television shows currently available on Netflix. It is difficult to pick the right one. This book can help you.
You can also download it to your Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) Kindle and take it everywhere you go.
This film is currently one of the greatest films ever made with a certified fresh rating of 94% according to RT.
Set Decorator Ernest Archer was nominated for the very first time for an Academy Award in the Best Art Direction-Set Decoration category back in 1969 and three years later he won for his hard work in the 1971 film Nicholas and Alexandra.
Arthur C. Clarke was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen category.
Stanley Kubrick was nominated three times for this film and actually won an Academy Award in the Best Effects, Special Visual Effects category.
You can stream this film right now if you are an Amazon Prime subscriber.
You can also stream this film right njow if you happen to live in India, France, Belgium, Portugal, Russia, Poland or South Korea and you are a Netflix subscriber.
"Terminator: The Sarah Connors Chronicles" is a science fiction television show that aired on Fox back in 2008-2009.
You should watch this television show after Terminator 2: Judgement Day if possible. However, you can still watch this television show after Terminator: Salvation.
If you are not an expert on time travel then you should begin your education with less complex plots like the book The Time Machine originally published in 1895 by Heinemann, now a Pearson (NYSE: PSO) subsidiary.
You should also acquire the 1981 fantasy film Time Bandits.
In fact, you should watch any time travel film that you can find released before 1984 before watching the Terminator films and television shows if possible.
You can stream the film "The Terminator" right now if you happen to live in Canada, Denmark, Argentina, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Brazil, Finland, Mexico, Norway, France, Colombia, Germany, Australia or New Zealand and you are a Netflix subscriber.
You can stream the film "Terminator 2: Judgement Day" right now if you happen to live in Luxembourg, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Australia or Portugal and you are a Netflix subscriber.
You can stream the film "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" right now if you happen to live in Japan, Argentina, Sweden, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, Mexico, Norway, the Netherlands, France, Colombia or Belgium and you are a Netflix subscriber.
You can stream the film "Terminator: Salvation" right now if you happen to live in Japan, Argentina, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, the Netherlands or Colombia and you are a Netflix subscriber.
You can stream the film "Terminator: Genisys" right now if you are an Amazon Prime subscriber.
You can also stream the film "Terminator: Genisys" right now if you happen to live in Canada and you are a Netflix subscriber.
You can also stream the 2002 film "The Time Machine" right now if you happen to live in Austria, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Ireland or France and you are a Netflix subscriber.
I am running out of ink and sheets of paper at this point in time which means I need to cut this article short but I will resume my writings in a week or earlier if I can and I will tell you more things about other films starring evil supercomputers.
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