- Of course, the computers in use by the Federation may be significantly more powerful than we are shown. Since the stories have always been about Human, and to a lesser extent alien, interaction, the computers serve a role as storytelling springboards, more than characters, with the notable exceptions of Data and The Doctor.
Removed. Speculative and needs a real-world quote or statement by production. — Morder 00:09, 29 April 2009 (UTC)