Does Picard Foretell the Future of Artificial Intelligence?

The rise of artificial intelligence, and the struggle against it, are at the center of the new Star Trek series, Picard. Are we ready for the coming cybernetic age?

(Minor Picard spoilers ahead.)

By Roy Huff

ith the launch of Picard, what better time could there be to investigate the realities of artificial intelligence and fully sentient life?

If you talk with Star Trek fans, they’ll tell you both Data and Spock shared a similar trait. They ironically…



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