GitHub preserves its open-source software code deep in the arctic for future generations – SiliconANGLE

“GitHub Inc. said today it has delivered a copy of all of the open-source software code stored on its website to a data repository at the Arctic World Archive, which is a very long-term archival facility buried 250 meters deep in the permafrost of an Arctic mountain.

The operation is part of the GitHub Archive Program, which is a project announced last year that aims to preserve today’s open-source software for future generations. To do that, GitHub said, it will store its code in an archive called the GitHub Arctic Code Vault, which it says has been built to last for a thousand years….”