50 yrs. of Star Trek!
pete at pski.net
Thu Sep 8 12:49:18 CDT 2016
> On Sep 8, 2016, at 1:38 PM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
> On 09/08/2016 10:25 AM, Peter Cetinski wrote:
>> A few examples are the PADD (iPad and other tablets) and the
>> Communicator (Mobile Phones).
> Maybe, but the computer "brain" IIRC was always shipboard. Dick Tracy
> had the 2-way wrist radio decades before.
That reminds me of another one. Amazon's Alexa and Apple’s Siri are not quite there yet but are very similar to the voice-interactive main computer from the Enterprise.
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