How Star Trek Artists Imagined the iPad... 23 Years Ago


Fri, Aug 13th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

In this article, ars technica's Chris Foresman speaks to some of the people involved in production of ST:TNG, including Michael Okuda, Denise Okuda, and Doug Drexler. All three were involved in various aspects of production art for Star Trek properties, including graphic design, set design, prop design, visual effects, art direction, and more.

Chris also discusses their impressions of the iPad and how eerily similar it is to their vision of 24th century technology, how science fiction often influences technology, and what they believe is the future of human-machine interaction.



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