Tag Archives: Star Trek

Alexa, who’s your favorite Star Trek captain?

View this post on Instagram Here’s what happens when @SirPatStew visits #Amazon to talk about the new #StarTrekPicard, and we drop in on the team that writes jokes for #Alexa. A post shared by Jeff Bezos (@jeffbezos) on Nov 14, … Continue reading

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Bill Gates connects ‘Star Trek’ to fighting malaria

It’s Mosquito Week at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a time to focus on the global campaign to eradicate malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases. And if delving into the nuts and bolts of developing an effective malaria vaccine doesn’t grab you, … Continue reading

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Scientists spot planet orbiting Spock’s home star

Has the planet Vulcan been found? Vulcan’s most famous fictional inhabitant, Mr. Spock of “Star Trek” fame, would certainly raise an eyebrow if he heard that astronomers have detected a potentially habitable super-Earth orbiting the star that’s associated with him. … Continue reading

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‘Star Trek’ vet George Takei beams up to TraceMe

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson may be the founder of the TraceMe fan networking platform, but to hear George Takei tell it, the inspiration could have come from “Star Trek.” “It is almost ‘Star Trek’ coming true,” Takei, who played Mr. … Continue reading

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Kirk or Picard? Trek fan Jeff Bezos reveals his pick

Kirk, Picard or Janeway? That choice of Star Trek captains is a standard question on our Geek of the Weeklist, and now Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos has let all of us know where he stands. Get the full story on GeekWire.

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Spoof touts Quentin Tarantino’s R-rated ‘Star Trek’

What would an R-rated “Star Trek” movie directed by Quentin Tarantino look like? We may find out someday soon: The director of “Kill Bill,” “Pulp Fiction,” “Inglorious Basterds” and other violence-laced neo-noir films is reportedly working with “Revenant” screenwriter Mark L. … Continue reading

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‘Star Trek’ rates Elon Musk with Wright Brothers

SpaceX founder Elon Musk hasn’t yet scored a cameo on the Star Trek stage, as fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos did last year, but he won a high-level shout-out on this week’s episode of “Star Trek: Discovery.” Apparently, Musk will be held in … Continue reading

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