jan 15, 1967 - People's view on the potential of technology changed
Star Trek first appeared on American television changing the public’s view on the potential of technology. The fictional documentation of the crew of the USS Enterprise sparked new ideas within our real world – these included voice recognition from computers and instantaneous methods of communication. We are now familiar with these concepts on an everyday scale via Apple’s Siri and the introduction of mobile phones.
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History of Computing
1930's - 2000's