“When George Takei visited us last month, we were fascinated with his explanation of Star Trek‘s influence on the social progress and emerging technologies of today,” Robert Montenegro writes for The Big Think. “Series creator Gene Roddenberry was a visionary figure in so many ways that 50 years later we’re still trying to turn his dreams into reality.”
“The new Siri is hands free; you can access it via voice at anytime,” Montenegro writes. “Its capabilities have been boosted to the point where we’re awfully close to what Captain Kirk is able to do in the video below.”
Montenegro asks, “After all, isn’t the advent of Apple’s Siri just an excuse to make us all like Captain Kirk?”
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