Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk star in Star Trek deepfake

Amusing yet unsettling and increasingly smooth, the deepfakes keep coming. Here’s Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk’s faces superimposed onto Star Trek’s original 1965 pilot episode by, with Bezos as the Talosian magistrate and Musk as Christopher Pike. It’s by TheFakening, one of YouTube’s deepfake masters. In the not too distant future Elon Musk will save […]

Star Trek: Picard Finally Finds Its Crew, in Those That Starfleet Left Behind

The first two episodes of Star Trek: Picard have carefully laid the groundwork for a future where the Federation, tired and beaten back by tragedy after tragedy, is embroiled in an existential crisis. Now, one of its most tireless advocates, the veil lifted from his eyes, is ready to do something about it—and has… Read […]

Star Trek-inspired medical bed could make X-rays more affordable

X-ray scans are unavailable for most people on Earth (two thirds of them, according to 2012 WHO data), in part due to the sheer cost of the machines themselves. The superheated filament in conventional X-ray machines requires so much energy and heat… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/16/nanox-digital-x-ray-bed/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. […]

‘Star Trek: Picard’ has already been renewed for a second season

CBS clearly has a lot of confidence in Star Trek: Picard. The broadcaster has already renewed the sci-fi series for a second season, suggesting that it expects a hit when the show premieres on January 23rd. There’s no mention of when that season will… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/12/star-trek-picard-season-2-renewal/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it […]

“Let it Go,” sung in Klingon

Jen “Klingon Pop Warrior” Usellis records covers of pop songs, translated into Klingon, the apex of which is surely her rendition of “Let it Go” (“yIbuSQo’”) from Frozen. (via Borderlands) Source: https://boingboing.net/2019/12/06/klingon-pop-warrior.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Cory Doctorow