Star Trek - Predicting the future of technology since They didn't necessarily predict. They were the reason we have flip phones, so without Star Trek we most likely would have never had flip phones and other technology.
P to one of my personal favorite geek/television icons, Leonard Nimoy, who passed away today. He certainly did live long and prosper. Picture of William Shatner & Leonard Nimoy on the set of Star Trek.
Nichelle Nichols as Lt. Uhura in "Star Trek" Image Courtesy: PBS "Pioneers of Television" For a generation of little black girls in the late sixties, Lt. Uhura (Nichelle Nichols) of "Star Trek" represented a future full of promise where a.