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    Randy Pausch addresses even the serious topic of his health in a light hearted manner. Throughout the entire speech he includes the audience in his stories. There are times when he will pull out different props or show pictures to capture the audience’s attention and get them to laugh. Using very casual language, he is very easy to follow. He speaks clearly and used great hand gestures and facial expressions. The speech itself was laid out very well, and he moved through it very casually, but it was apparent that he had practiced his content and delivery. Bringing his wife onstage was a very beautiful moment that acts to further show the audience his kind nature and solidifying himself as a speaker worthy to give…

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    On the Subject of Quantum Teleportation “Beam me up, Scotty” Captain James T. Kirk exclaims, as he narrowly escapes a macabre fate at the hands of the Klingon army. A beam of light is cast down onto the captain, instantaneously transporting him aboard the safety of his own starship. This technology, employing the use of teleportation, has saved many U.S.S. Enterprise crew members lives’ throughout countless episodes of the Sci-Fi TV series Star Trek. Teleportation being largely fictional at the…

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    In the sketch you can see already there 's are negative connotations associated with "fandom" (which consists of taste, class and gender) the actors dressed like stereotype 'nerds ' as in wearing glasses, acting like shy and wearing Star Trek memorabilia e.g . We answered some questions that were given to us in the lectures for instance "what are the production team trying to about fandom" I wrote that it 's was an easy to follow so you could become a fan of the show easily, gatekeeper - so it…

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    Science Fiction is an extremely popular TV genre, with its proof being its long-running longevity through the history of television. There can also noticeably be three forms of science fiction; ‘stories of travel through space (to other worlds, planets, stars), stories of travel through time (into the past or into the future) and stories of imaginary technologies (machinery, robots, computers, cyborgs and cyber culture)’ (VIII, Roberts, Adam. 2006) it is through these three categories that…

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    burden, especially in comparison to how greatly growing up screen-free enriched my childhood. Although my daily life was predominantly screen-free, there were two notable exceptions. My brother was constantly in and out of hospitals: so much so that I count St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital among my childhood homes. The perk of being in hospitals (and hotels, and the Target House or Ronald McDonald House), is the rampant availability of cable television. Though I never watched enough cable…

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    Star Trek vs. Star Wars Star Trek is an all American science fiction television series created in 1966. There are many novels over the Star Trek story also. Star Trek follows adventures in space of the starship USS Enterprise and its crew. Star Wars is an American science fiction film series released in 1977. Star Wars depicts the adventures of various characters “ a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.” There are books also over these movies too. Fandoms have been going at it for over 40…

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    In the genre of science fiction, authors and directors create new worlds of fantastic possibilities. Some of these worlds take place in our future, theorizing about things that are to come, while others take us to galaxies far, far away. Regardless of where or when the story takes place, particular conventions are always certain. One such convention is that when a new technology is central to the plot, the technology will cause harm. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan demonstrates this through the…

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    "Space: The final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: To explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before." In “Star Trek V: The Final Frontier,” the Enterprise is taken over by Spock's deluded half-brother Sybok, who believes that the moment of enlightenment will come after crossing the so-called Great Barrier at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. The ship is closely pursued…

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    Stark Trek is an American science fiction entertainment franchise that was created in 1966. Episode 9 of season 2 was called a The Measure of a Man, which aired on February 11th, 1989. In the episode Data resigns his commission rather than be dismantled for examination by a skilled scientist. A formal hearing is convened to determine whether Data is considered property without rights or a sentient being. The main point to take away from this episode is do we consider a machine, like Data, a…

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    “There are certain things men must do to remain men. Your computer would take that away.” Wise words from Captain James T. Kirk. “The Ultimate Computer,” an episode from Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek: The Original Series, effectively details human reaction toward technology and how far advancement should extend. Star Trek scrutinizes the consequences of space travel and exploration, advancement of technology, and militarization. In the episode “The Ultimate Computer,” the crew of the U.S.S.…

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