Red Shirt Diaries
Nov04

Red Shirt Diaries

This week THE RED SHIRT DIARIES launched an IndieGoGo campaign in order to fund a second season of adventures! We are aiming to get 19 more episodes in the can. That would finish out the rest of the episodes left in TOS season 1. The direct link to THE RED SHIRT DIARIES IndieGoGo campaign is here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-red-shirt-diaries-season-2/x/9009069 We understand that not everyone can donate to the show, but if...

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Nichelle Nichols Stopped at LAX After Companion Found With Meth
Nov02

Nichelle Nichols Stopped at LAX After Companion Found With Meth

Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols was briefly stopped at LAX Friday, after meth fell out of her travelling companion’s suitcase. The actress, whom Trekies know as Lt. Uhura from the 1960s TV series, was reportedly at the American Airlines terminal with a male companion in his 20s, when his suitcase fell, opened and a bag of drugs popped out. The suitcase in question reportedly had Nichols’ name and tags on it, but law...

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Bank of England wants to Boldly Go
Oct30

Bank of England wants to Boldly Go

Bank of England Chief Economist Andrew Haldane dreams of sitting in a Star Trek-style chair, staring at a bank of electronic screens. But he isn’t imagining exploring strange new worlds or seeking new life and new civilizations. This captain wants to warp through the alien galaxy that is the global economy. And he’s looking for trouble. Mr. Haldane, one of central banking’s big thinkers, revealed his futuristic dream Wednesday in a...

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Fashionably Late in the 24th Century -by Rick Austin @EvolvedRick
Oct20

Fashionably Late in the 24th Century -by Rick Austin @EvolvedRick

Star Trek has offered us some of the coolest things in sci-fi television and movies. It’s given us transporters and technobabble, great action stories and tales of intrigue, adventure and comedy. It’s shown a positive view of the future, where people can learn to look beyond their prejudices and work for the betterment of humankind. It’s been inspiring while still entertaining us. But there’s an area where it...

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Holodeck coming soon?
Oct10

Holodeck coming soon?

Instead of measuring innovation in terms of new products or services, maybe it’s time to start measuring innovation in terms of how companies change our perceptions of reality. Before virtual reality and augmented reality, there was simulated reality, immersive virtual reality, mixed reality and artificial reality. All of these iterations of “reality” represented new ways of viewing the world. Now Microsoft Research has...

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Tricorder XPRIZE
Oct06

Tricorder XPRIZE

The Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE is a $10 million global competition to stimulate innovation and integration of precision diagnostic technologies, helping consumers make their own reliable health diagnoses anywhere, anytime. The dire need for improvements in health and healthcare in the U.S. has captured the attention of government, industry, and private citizens for years. But a viable solution has yet evaded one of the most...

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Two Couples get engaged at Destination Star Trek
Oct06

Two Couples get engaged at Destination Star Trek

This is the moment a Star Trek fan popped the question to his boyfriend in a mock version of the Enterprise bridge at a convention in London. Jonathan Lilley, who has been dating partner Tom Jenkins for two years, got down on one knee in front of his friends and family who were dressed as their favourite Star Trek characters. After visiting the bridge set at London’s ExCel centre, Mr Lilley produced a ring while all of his friends...

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New Star Trek Online Role Playing Game
Oct04

New Star Trek Online Role Playing Game

Check out this trailer for Star Trek Timeline. Check back soon for an exclusive interview with the developers behind this new game

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Shatner could be back as Kirk
Sep29

Shatner could be back as Kirk

Last week, rumors began to circulate that William Shatner had been offered a cameo in Star Trek 3. Now, we have official confirmation from the man himself. Shatner confirmed during a Q&A at Wizard World Nashville Comic Con that producer J.J. Abrams has approached him about the cameo. Shatner says he told J.J. that he would be interested as long as the role was meaningful. Shatner initially responded to the rumor on Twitter this...

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PITAQ 89 – Star Trek Enterprise – The Augments
Sep28

PITAQ 89 – Star Trek Enterprise – The Augments

This week we are joined by Data Logan and Marc Stamper as we discuss the final part of the Augments arc, unoriginally called the Augments! Podcast (previously-in-the-alpha-quadrant): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:17:48 — 71.2MB)Subscribe:...

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