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Lieutenant Commander Data is a character in the fictional Star Trek universe portrayed by actor Brent Spiner.

Designed and built by Doctor Noonien Soong, Data is a sentient android who serves as the second officer and chief operations officer aboard the starships USS Enterprise-D and USS Enterprise-E. His positronic brain allows him impressive computational capabilities. Data experienced ongoing difficulties during the early years of his life with understanding various aspects of human behaviour and was unable to feel emotion or understand certain human idiosyncrasies, inspiring him to strive for his own humanity. Data is in many ways a successor to the original Star Trek's Spock, offering an "outsider's" perspective on humanity.

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