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"How William Shatner Changed the World"

William Shatner presents a light-hearted look at how the many "Star Trek" TV series' have influenced and inspired Geeks and Nerds watching the shows during their youth to creating yesterday's, today's & tomorrow's technologies, including: Cell Phones; Medical Imaging; non-invasive Diagnosis & Surgury; Computers & Software; Voice Recognition; SETI; MP3 players & iPods; Holodeck & Virtual Reality; NASA's Space Exploration & Travel; Food Replicators; Teletransportation; Spandex Jumpsuits; Human Morality via peaceful Ethnic Relations, Racial Harmony & Tolerance; the progress of Minorities & Women; Spaceship Warp Drive at faster than light speeds via Space-Time dilation through worm-holes; Ion Propulsion; Photon Torpedoes; Cybernetics with Borg-like Implants & Human-to-Internet Interconnection; wireless bluetooth technology; LCD Flat Panel "touch screen" displays; etc.
Star Trek was "light years" ahead of its time! :)

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Comment by Daniel Leuck on September 7, 2009 at 7:52pm
"Hey wait a second, you aren't from the BBC, and where is Steven Hawking?" ROFL.

Great video! Thank you for posting.


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