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Bit Rot

Bit Rot - as interpreted by GPT-4 & DALL-E 3

Bit Rot

bit rot


The phenomenon where software or data degrades over time, like a digital fruit left out too long in the sun.


From the idea that digital information can 'decay' over time like organic matter.

Usage Example

This code has suffered from bit rot; it's like a fine wine turned to vinegar,' lamented the programmer.