Dick’s speech frames A Glitch in the Matrix, a new documentary by Rodney Ascher (Room 237). The term simulation theory was coined in its modern sense in a 2003 essay by philosopher Nick Bostrom, who makes an appearance in A Glitch in the Matrix. The nature of simulationRodney Ascher's A Glitch in the Matrix (2021). This is occasionally combined with simulation theory and attributed to the code of the simulation being rewritten. Which means that, despite the high-tech nature of simulation theory, it’s not really a million miles away from Genesis or most religions' creation myths.