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50 Years After Star Trek's Debut, George Takei Is Launching His Own Chatbot

In an early episode of Star Trek, Captain Kirk talks into a computer, asking for background information on another character. The scene by far outdates modern artificial intelligence assistants like Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa or Google's Assistant. But there is something uncannily familiar—both about the way the captain talks into the machine and the way the female voice responds.
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