Star Wars trace route video

Here is a screencast I produced to demonstrate the Star Wars route received when running
[bash gutter=”false”]
$ traceroute

Update 2013-02-14: 7,000 views. Not sure why this is so popular.
Update 2013-02-12: Over 6,000+ views! Wow.
Update 2013-02-11: Over 5,000 views!
Update 2013-02-10: Over 2,000 views!

Update 2013-02-09: The architect, Ryan Werber, commented on the video:

I love it! exactly what´╗┐ I had in mind when I wrote it!

Ryan wrote about his design and has provided the source code for his hack.

To see Episode IV for yourself, open a traceroute utility ((You can do this on Windows or Linux or whatever. Google ‘traceroute’.)). On Mac: Apps > Utilities > Network Utility > Traceroute. Type in and click Trace.

Hacker News has some coverage: The Star Wars Route: Do a traceroute to and Star Wars Traceroute – How I did it.

Can’t get enough Star Wars Episode IV in text form? Try this in your commandline:
[bash gutter=”false”]
$ telnet

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