Death, Lonely Death — Crooked Timber

Voyager stored its internal data on a digital tape recorder.  Yes, a tape recorder, storing information on magnetic tape.  It wasn’t designed to function at a hundred degrees below zero.  It wasn’t designed to work for decades, winding and rewinding, endlessly re-writing data.  But it did

What we build and how we build it matters… even if we don’t know the what, how, or why just yet… but sometimes we find ourselves pleasantly surprised