Sci-fi has been fascinated by the health of the sentient soap ever since its early days, but Star Trek, in particular, have a strong history with their assumptions of androids and their future place. From basic interpretations of sinister & # 39; bots to one of the franchise's most beloved characters, here's everything you need to know about Star TrekS androids.
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Androids of the 23rd century
You can't talk about where androids end up in Star Trek atmosphere without declaring franchise relations and generalization.
In the 23rd century of the original series (fleshed out in Discovery and finally in the preceding place Business), the human genetic supplement has been ruled out since the mid-2200s, after the Eugenics Wars – a series of conflicts TrekIn the 1990s over the decision to advance human civilization through selective reproduction and genetic manipulation; these conflicts eventually escalated the Third World War — and the creation of superhuman beings like Khan.
After that ban, there were still scientists curious about the idea. Arik Soong, Dr. Noonien Soong (whom we will discuss later), started her quest to raise a generation to discover the human creation not by life, but by a controversial genetic engineer, giving her descendants to continue her work.
However, various extensions of the population are alive and well during the 23rd-century Starfleet, though this was banned. Although it is against the law of the Federation, computer scientist Paul Stamets becomes a benefactor Discovery when it cuts with Tardigrade DNA to drive the spore-drive of the titular ship & # 39; s, to enhance itself with cybernetic augmentation to facilitate the process.
And talking about cybernetics (and the way to the end in synthetic health) as well Discovery, and you have the same cyborgs Lieutenant Airiam's commanding officer, a corrupt man who, after an outbreak of a near fatal accident, received a major cybernetic review – for now Trek history has not improved as you might expect, however, with Airiam it needs to manage the storage of its own memory to avoid overloading its auctions.
But it's more of an introduction to the people and the androids we encounter in this first season Star Trek in the mirror, it is interesting to know that even with creatures like Airiam as their living beings, the mental life that is made is a dream come true. Every android we encounter in real time Star Trek it comes from societies that exist outside of the Federation – from ancient, ancient civilizations, or seemingly all-powerful creatures whose technological understanding is more established than Starfleet's current understanding.
Ahead of "ancient civilization", you have androids like Rayna in "Requiem for Methuselah," the creation of an immortal man named Flint, despite his passing completely as a human woman, he has not developed enough to deal with … paintings by Captain Kirk-You've uploaded quite a few of her circles dealing with a huge swath of emotions that attracted her and her composer. There were also Mudd's androids of "I, Mudd," workers of the unknown community from the Andromeda galaxy scattered like detectives and spectators of the gutless genre of our galaxy until they met Harry Mudd, who naturally forced him to make a harem of fembots to carry out his mission. But as developed as these repetitive apps were, like Rayna in front of them, their unwavering emotional attachment proved that they were their preparations.
Separately, initially Trek and included androids that, at the time they were made, were biological names instead. "Me, Mudd" featured a few of Mudd's favors for his "lovely" wife Stella – but we also had Exo III photos for "Little Girls Made?" Much more advanced than Mudd Androids or Rayna, they couldnâ & # x20AC; & # x2122; t just deal with the senses but develop their own android duplicate that would create a copy made for a living thing, complete with their memories and personalities.
Star Trek: The Motion Picture and has given us a bad android version in the Via # 39; Ger's Illia Probe creation, a hybridization of one of its senses with a dangerous body of Business& # 39; & # 39; Lieutenant Illia, using his body as a pig. We also found a difference in that view on Sargon's "Back to the Future" types – and the "shells" designed by the unsung Sargon, aimed at keeping the separating minds of the last survivors of his race.
Not all of these androids products of the Federation surpass the capabilities of the Federation, and they all contain codes as inaccurate – they are foreign troops, opponents, whether they see our heroes as technologically inferior or, in some cases, apparently intended to replace them. It may take Star TrekWe skip the whole new century and a whole new exhibition of a series of exposures to androids is very revolutionary and evolving.
In the 24th century and so on The Next Generation-The technologies of theroids had taken steps that were incredibly powerful and expanding. By TNGThe 2360s, scientists affiliated with the Federal were able to do what they were a hundred years ago and create a meaningful life of action. Or, rather, one the scientist had. One of Arik Soong's long lineages, not a gene similar to his ancestors, but a famous, famous cyberneticist: Dr. Noonien Soong.
Based on "positronic" art – a complete, complex recreation of the human nervous system – Songong's androids can find a sensation unlike any other ancient android. It was also difficult to do, no other scientist could do the task of retrograde postponement, and Soong himself struggled. From his research lab at Omicron Theta, he once made six, which seems to be the only ones within the Federation at this point in time: two anonymous protoypes, the B-4, the Lore, and finally the Data, which went on to serve on Starfleet as an officer within the Business. His last android was not like his previous attempts, it was not for the repetition of his youth visa, but for the hobby of his late wife, Juliana Tainer, who was actually well-developed enough not to know about his environment.
B-4, Lore, and Data are the most significant and most important of Songong's development in synthetic life. Although the B-4 was a precursor to Data and Lore, it is actually the Songong we encountered, coming from known Star Trek: Nemesis. While efficient, the B-4 was based on the simple form of Soong's poster technology, giving him an easy personality compared to his "brothers." That personality was eventually thwarted by Sinzin making the B-4 an unsuspecting spy, then Spying Data attempted to increase his sibling's abilities by giving him a history to remember.
More, meanwhile, is first introduced to TNG season premiere episode “Datalore,” replaced B-4. Highly developed, Lore was also very aware of his supernatural powers, and he eventually developed a positive personality which, combined with his inability to balance his unstable emotions, made him a threat to the colonial rulers of the Omicron Theta people. It got so bad that Songong was forced to power Lore and put it into stasis. The data was then constructed as a response — a sort of Songong that has both Lore's intelligence and advanced skills, but could also better deal with emotional states.
The creation of the data has been a landmark moment not in the scientific terms of the Federation, but when they first contacted Starfleet in the form of a landing party from the USS Tripoli-When we found Data discarded by its creator and other colonists in the Omicron Theta after the planet was attacked by Crystalline Enterity – he became the crown of the Federal morals. “Average Man,” another TNGThe episodes are excellent, they have to do with the regeneration of data presence as artificial, logical objects. The complete lack of android life within the Federation has made the data center as a member of BusinessWe work wonders, honored as a Starfleet official but actually granted basic rights a citizen of the Federation has.
His ascension with the Starfleet Academy and the organization itself was challenged by Daystrom Institute cybernetics researcher Bruce Maddox, and by Maddox's desire to tear down the data and research his positronic brain to see if the Federation could do its synthetic life triggered the demand for Data to be accepted as human beings. Next, as can be seen in "Measure," it was an unprecedented court case that led to the conclusion that not only were the data of certain Federation citizens, but that should many androids of its kind be made, not the same as the introduction of new species.
Despite Maddox's controversy over his condition, he became a Data Fellow, encouraging scientists in his work to create more androids and even trying to optimize his development using a chip chip, allowing him to get physical and get emotional for the first time ever … at different levels of success.
However, that was never the case. In time The Next Generation, and more than Star Trek timeline, androids were still incredibly scarce. The data himself tried to build one in the form of his "daughter" Lal in TNG & # 39; s season three episode "The Body." After attending a Federal cybernetics conference discussing the development of submicron matrix technology, that would allow the existing neural brain of the regenerated positronic brain to be re-integrated into another, data set about building his Songong-type development, announcing the brand was his daughter . Unfortunately, while Lal was in many ways more advanced than Data, the transfer process was incomplete, resulting in a brain breakdown that eventually forced him to close him.
With the demise of Data during the events of Star Trek: Nemesis, and both the B-4 and Lore deactivated (the last permanent one, which was reserved for research purposes by the Daystrom Institute after the Data experiment, and ultimately failed, to transfer his memories to his body), it seems, Star Trek: Picard, Federation development of Android technology had blocked the highway. Scientists had come up with a way to replicate positronic neural nets, but only the limited and fragile B-4 brains, creating the inherited Data seemed to be no longer available.
Two decades after the death of Data in Nemesis, the world we meet Picard he has also made major changes in the field of android development, even though his death has bitten at the same time.
In 2389, for example, Android operating systems are inferior to the types of Longong which has become an accepted form of manual labor. It seems that they are not given the same kind of rights as the Data and will probably be replaced by doing holographic work (as the light on VoyagerThe seventh episode of "Author, Writer," has established that, unlike the Soong types, holograms are able to achieve VoyagerThe Emergency Medical Hologram was not to be granted citizenship in the Federation). Yes, that is, until android workers at the navy in the Utopia Planitia are damaged by an unknown force and used to concentrate terrorist attacks which has reduced one of Starfleet's most important dry documents, removing the dump of ships intended to deliver aid to the Romulans escape from destruction of their home.
If the death of Data had not been carried out in the current research study of the Federation, this Mars attack would have occurred — the loss of nearly 100,000 Federation citizens (and an important industrial source) resulted in a complete and complete ban on life-making. And without it, the creation of an android like Data power was still a long way off in development.
PicardThe first episode of the memorial "Remembered" tells us that before the ban, Federal Scientists at Daystrom & # 39; s research division (headed by Bruce Maddox himself) were on their way to finding something similar to the Sargon-type Kirk and his team met on "Return to Tomorrow. " They would have bodies of flesh and blood that could store positronic brains. But the death of Data meant access to neural networks where humans could set up a submicron matrix all were missing.
Unless the episode reveals that Maddox, who fled Sdaystrom after the closure of the all-encompassing investigation, may have been able to access the remains of the positronic data network prior to his death. As explained to Jean-Luc Picard by one of his Maddox colleagues, Agnes Jurati, Maddox was working on a concept called "fractal neuron cloning" – unlike submicron matrix transfer, he could allow the creation of a complete positronic brain neuron. each. Except that it seems to be nothing more than a theory, and Maddox, using pieces of data neurons, makes two identical androids (a process apparently requiring a set of combined bodies): Dahj and Shoji Asher.
At present, little is known about how much Dahj and Soji have improved compared to Data — whether, because of the merger process, they are equally competent or more advanced. As a data winner in Soong & # 39; s Juliana android, any Android knows the synthetic environment. Or at least, Soji is not, with Dahj's enhanced skills, advanced hearing, advanced hacking skills, and powerful and combat techniques – it is done when attacked by unknown Roman invaders.
Whatever he or Soji can, however, represent a new android generation in Star Trek heaven and earth — and we are becoming more important not only to the Picard, but to the Federation as a whole, more than ever.
With Picard revealing its focus on building up a Legacy of Data — and how it might bring back Lieutenant Commander himself — it is clear that we are about to get more explorations of the androids, their rights, and the limits of what is said to be behind a franchise than we've seen in years. How TrekRelationship to one of them Sci-fi is very tolerant The power of technology will eventually disappear, but for now, as usual, it looks like it will continue to be chaotic and enticing.
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