The depiction of computers on the various Star Trek series has ranged from lame to breathtakingly imaginative. This book covers the gamut, and makes lucid and entertaining comparison of these fictioOn the original Star Trek, the communicators looked like todaya#39;s handheld computers. The etch-a-sketch-sized pads used by Captain Kirk to sign instructions, letters, and invoices (while he ogled Yeoman Rand in her miniskirt and cracked jokes about aquot;the ... Kirk and his crew also used what look like todaya#39;s desktop PCs to access databases, communicate with each other, and analyze sensor information.
|Title||:||Computers Of Star Trek|
|Author||:||Lois H. Gresh, Robert Weinberg|
|Publisher||:||Basic Books - 2008-01-04|