Tag: the doctor

Episode 171: This Unit Must Survive (Trek and AI)

We’re joined by Dr. Rumman Chowdhury for an in-depth look at many of the different depictions of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the Star Trek universe. Why are malevolent AIs always susceptible to logic problems? Why gender an android?…

Episode 51: Set a Course for Home

Voyager introduced us to the Delta Quadrant, several new alien species, and of course Star Trek’s first woman captain to lead a show. The crew is joined by Charlynn Schmiedt to discuss the stories, characters, and themes in Season 1.…