Boxing with Pencils - "IPvInfinity"

Marten Van Valckenborgh - Torre de Babel

Flash fiction entry for Boxing with Pencils:

We wanted a T1 connection to God. To get enough wood for the tower, we had to chop down Yggdrasil. To make enough clay bricks, we needed to use Australia.

As the tower rose, sky and space gave way to a kaleidoscope of Sierpinski hexagons like fractal Stars of David. We sent word through the pneumatic tubes that we were ready to snake the cable.

A basket of laptops was hauled up and a router configured as the connection went into place.

The internet turned into noise.

Inspiration: Ted Chiang's "Tower of Babylon" 

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