Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Trekkie-in-Chief

In an interview with Wired earlier this month, President Obama, leader of the free world and noted geek, waxed on the enduring appeal of the Star Trek franchise, and specifically the original series, on the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary. Said he:
“What made the show, I think, lasting, was it wasn’t actually about technology. It was about values and human relationships, which is why it didn’t matter that the special effects were kind of cheesy and bad. Because it was really talking about a notion of a common humanity, and a confidence in our ability to solve problems.”
Pretty hard to argue with that! Read more here.

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