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By Jason Snell for TechRepublic
From the moment it came on the air in 1966, Star Trek was influential. Children of the Space Age watched in awe at the optimistic vision of a future where humans are the masters of space and science and technology. With Star Trek: Discovery set to premiere on Sunday and perhaps influence a new generation, it’s worth considering this franchise’s outsized impact on our real and imagined technological futures.