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In a leading candidate for "favorite video you've ever seen," a little girl met a broken water heater on the curb. Yes, she "met" it. Because to her, those big, round sockets looked just like the eyes of WALL-E. And since kids are better than adults at technology—and this kid's seeing an autonomous android in a water heater—maybe Kellyanne Conway's microwave comments make a little more sense now. Everything's a robot.

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Kids these days! Watching movies on their iPads, suing Donald Trump over climate change, recognizing robots and hugging them instead of fearing them.

Back in my day, we would have run from the robot. Kid, take me to the 22nd century.