His software sang the words of God. Then it went silent.

His software sang the words of God. Then it went silent.

This would be easier if you could hear it for yourself.

I can tell you what TropeTrainer was, what it did, and what it meant to people. I can tell you about the person who made it, about what happened after he died, and what was lost.

But I can’t quite describe that voice.

I first heard it played to me over the phone from a copy that hadn’t yet ceased to function. It was a voice unlike any I’d ever heard: not human but made by humans, generated by a piece of computer code dating to the 1980s, singing

 
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