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Submission + - How Star Trek artists imagined the iPad... 23 year (arstechnica.com)

MorderVonAllem writes: There are a lot of similarities between Apple's iPad and the mobile computing devices—known as PADDs—used in the Star Trek universe. Ars spoke to designers Michael Okuda, Denise Okuda, and Doug Drexler to find out the thinking and inspiration behind the PADD and how closely the iPad represents a real-life incarnation of that dream.

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