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#TrekClass Starts Sept. 21, And It's Free, So Register Now

As a college professor, I was known to reference Star Trek in the classroom on more than a few occasions. I’ve always found examples from the series helpful to explain new technologies or expan...

August 27, 2015

Hopes for a Real-life Transporter Re-"energized"

Star Trek has a remarkable record of predicting or inspiring future technologies. From mobile phones and tablets to Tri...

June 08, 2014

TREK CLASS: Future Vision - The Tech of Trek

One of the best things about teaching Trek Class is hearing from students about how Star Trek has influenced or inspire...

January 20, 2014

What If Chelsea Manning Was a Starfleet Officer?

  It is often said that Star Trek is unique among science fiction because it presents an optimistic future where ...

August 27, 2013

Trek Class Blog: Inventing The Replicator

Inventing the Replicatorby Professor Anthony Rotolo Star Trek’s replicator is an amazing technology concept that...

March 23, 2013

Trek Class Blog - Finding A Path To Productivity

“Trek Class” is a course at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies titled “Star Trek and the Information Age.” The course examines episodes of Star Trek ser...

February 19, 2012

Trek Class Blog: The Case For Assimilation

“Trek Class” is a course at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies more formally titled ...

October 24, 2011

Trek Class Blog: Preserving Our ‘Inner Light’

  “Trek Class” is a course at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies titled &ldquo...

August 08, 2011

Is the Borg the Ultimate Social Network?

  “Trek Class” is a course at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies titled &ldquo...

July 11, 2011

Trek Class: Riker vs. Shelby, a Case of Star Trek “Generations”

“Trek Class” is a course at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies titled “Star Tr...

June 09, 2011

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