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SciFi-preneurship Episode 8: Star Trek

Star Trek is one of the most iconic shows to ever grace television, not just for its contributions to the genre of science fiction, but also for its inspirational message about the potential for technology to build a positive future. There are many examples of technologies in the show inspiring actual tech that exists today. We dive into some of those examples (along with other illustrations of Star Trek’s impact) today on the podcast with Veronica Belmont and Joe Betts-LaCroix.

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Show notes

Intro with Phil Libin and Brittney Gallagher

Brittney Gallagher hosts Digital Culture LA, a show about future science and technology.

Episode 32 of the All Turtles Podcast, Galaxy Quest, served as the inspiration for the SciFi-preneurship series.

Harvard Business School professor Howard Stevenson defines entrepreneurship as “the pursuit of opportunity beyond resources controlled.”

Discussion with Dan Novy on H.P. Lovecraft’s work

Dan Novy is a postdoctoral associate at the MIT Media Lab.

The writings of H.P. Lovecraft have had a profound impact on science fiction and the way people envision the future.

The Call of Cthulhu is one of Lovecraft’s most famous short stories.

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