Spoilers Star Trek: Discovery 2x14 - "Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2"

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by Commander Richard, Apr 18, 2019.

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  1. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin All hail Doctor 13 Premium Member

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    That's where Section 31 got the nanites from, or reverse engineered them.

    At least in the other universe humans put AI in their place and shackled them to do only what they want.
     
  2. cooleddie74

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    I could see that having been what happened. Section 31 recovers Borg nanoprobes from the site of the Arctic research station in 2153 and spends decades studying the technology, within 100 years coming up with a less sophisticated but still dangerous version of nanites that eventually results in AI taking over Control.

    All the records were classified starting during the Archer era and by the time of DSC were buried along with other hypersensitive information related to the Discovery and Control.
     
  3. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin All hail Doctor 13 Premium Member

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    That depends.. I wonder if Control existed in Archer's time.
     
  4. cooleddie74

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    Section 31 did. Control came about a century later.

    Section 31 worked on the technology until the right agency came along to use the fruits of that research. Control was that entity.
     
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  5. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin All hail Doctor 13 Premium Member

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    Well whoever programmed Control did a bad job because it got greedy
     
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  6. cooleddie74

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    AI usually does that in the world of science fiction. ;)
     
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  7. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin All hail Doctor 13 Premium Member

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    That's true. I mean Colossus and Guardian got greedy had computer sex and then bonded as besties to rule the world
     
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  8. Discofan

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    Is that from a movie in the early seventies? It sort of rings a bell.
     
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  10. fireproof78

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    AI and programming often reflects the personality of those who program it. Especially in Star Trek universe.
     
  11. Noname Given

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    Yep - to quote Dr. Richard Daystorm (who impressed his own engrams onto the M5 Computer AI):
    From TOS S2 - "The Ultimate Computer"
    http://www.chakoteya.net/StarTrek/53.htm
     
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    I used the original book for a book report for 4 years in a row in school (5,6,7 and 8th grade). I changed it a little each year as I understood more. All "A"s.
     
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  13. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin All hail Doctor 13 Premium Member

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    Good choice. Solid story there, at least in the first novel the 2nd and 3rd one get a bit dodgy and in the last novel they kill Colossus only for it to say it was trying to help protect Earth from aliens.
     
  14. cooleddie74

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    M5 was clearly the last gasp of AI in that era and probably okayed by Starfleet and the Federation because it was Dr. Richard Daystrom's creation and not a faceless agency's. Sadly Daystrom was an emotionally-unstable man who impressed his own memory engrams and patterns of thinking on a computer that could control the most advanced spacecraft ever built by human hands.
     
  15. Discofan

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    Yeah, I got that... Computers are rarely equipped with dicks, assuming you discount the ones using them that is.
     
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  16. fireproof78

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    Give humanity time.
     
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  17. Discofan

    Discofan Vice Admiral Commodore

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    Time is likely the one thing humanity will fall short of.
     
  18. fireproof78

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    Not at the rate technology continues to expand.
     
  19. Discofan

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    China controls the production of rare Earth elements, which are essential for most of modern technology.
     
  20. fireproof78

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    That will change as humanity discovers new ways to develop technology.

    Besides, attaching a dick to a computer is not that difficult. It's probably already there.
     
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