Thursday, August 20, 2009

Another Reason Star Wars Makes No Sense

There's something critically lacking in the Star Wars universe. Ask yourself this: why did they have to drag a droid halfway across the galaxy, under fire, to deliver the plans it contained?

If only there were some way to transmit information without needing to physically transfer a container. Something like mail, only completely electronic. "E-mail", if you will. What a great invention that would be.

That's right: the entire plot of Star Wars assumes that the galaxy relies on sneakernet.

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