“Star Trek creator didn’t have a clue of how computer actually work, and how to preserve digital documents, and the curators of his estate weren’t much better”: this should be the appropriate title for the story titled “How Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s words were freed from old floppy disks”. (but see the important update below!)The facts: During the 1970s and 1980s Gene Roddenberry saved a lot of unpublished writings as files stored in about 200 5.