I think we would get along with our neighbors. We haven’t met them yet, but we do know a little about them. Being among the first to move in to our newly constructed building, we were also among the first to get a WiFi network up and running. Whenever possible, I like to name publicly visible networks Skynet as a welcome to our eventual robot overlords. Shortly after our network went live, Hannah and I began seeing another network, CONSTRUCT ADDITIONAL PYLONS. This evening, she put her geek knowledge to the test. “That’s from Warcraft.” A million Blizzard fans suddenly cried out in terror.
When told the truth that, actually, the phrase in question derives from the company’s other franchise, StarCraft, Hannah was shocked. “Why do you need pylons in space?”