Star Trek


Martin Rowe over at Test & Measurement World asks an interesting question:  Are you a Scotty or a Geordi?  While both were engineers in the Star Trek universe, they approached their jobs with a different philosophy. Which engineer are you most like? [Via: Are you a Scotty or a Geordi? | Test & Measurement World.]

Can you can imagine what people thought about today, 20 years ago?  Think of all the crazy things you (or others) thought we would be doing today.  Like… Video phone calls from your car, perhaps? Now use the same futuristc imagination to imagine if someone put together a plan to build a first generation NCC-1701 (“No Bloody A, B, C, or D”).  Not just a plan, but a plan to do so in 20 years!…