In "Picard" the synthetics seem to be biologically indistinguishable from actual humans. Biological machines. Closer to Replicants than Androids.The nerve pinch is somewhat feasible. The mind meld; Vulcans are kind of telepathic. How can a full synthetic (not a human-seeming one like Soji) acquire the biologic/telepathic capability to mind meld?
And I caught the consciousness transfer thing. Does anyone want to take bets that this is how Picard is going to get past his little death sentence?