Why I teach ‘Star Trek’ in my class – CNN

Andy Lau is an associate professor of engineering at Penn State College of Engineering. The views expressed are his own. (CNN)Around 2002, I was browsing in a used book store in Pittsburgh, and there it was: “The Ethics o...
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LLAP, Star Trek tech! – Computerworld

Last Friday (Feb. 27) brought the terribly sad news that Leonard Nimoy, the actor who will always be known in IT circles as Star Trek’s Mr. Spock, had passed away. For a lot of people in IT, Star Trek was incredibly important...
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What Are Cultural Faux Pas When Working at Star Trek’s Starfleet? – Slate Magazine (blog)

The result: “You made a military decision, to protect your ship and crew. But you’re a Starfleet officer, Worf. We don’t put civilians at risk or even potentially at risk to save ourselves. Sometimes that means we...
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