A postmortem life simulation.
A new chance, another life.
A perfectly designed heaven where humanity could leave its biological existence behind and beat death.
A never-ending life in an infinite digital world.

The Beginning
Adoption was slow at first, then it suddenly exploded. The growth became exponential after wars, famines, and pandemics started appearing, more widespread and frequent.

“He will wipe every tear from their eyes.
 There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain,
 for the old order of things has passed away.” -Revelation 21:4

With the majority of world population deconstructed into quantum data and uploaded to DAT, only a small number of engineers remained in charge of the machine.
When the last biological human dissolved into the digital afterlife, DAT was completely automated. 
A dark sphere floating in the cosmic void, an entire world of machines running an impossibly complex simulation of hundreds of billions of ex-human souls. 

Centuries passed. Data errors, hardware corruptions, and system fragmentation became more frequent, progressively growing into larger and more extensive damage to the core routines. 
Lost data-sets were routinely recovered and reconstructed by a broken AI, sometimes turning elegant streets and beautiful parks into gray voids, sometimes in terrifying areas made of broken glass and twisted metal.
Digital souls themselves suffered data errors, affecting memories, personalities, or physical appearances, and resulting in confusion, chaos, digital deformations, and abhorrent behaviors.
The never-ending digital heaven became a glitchy and fragmented hell, entrapping and tormenting his hundreds of billions of souls in their digital immortality.

These are some of the images captured from the decaying world of DAT.
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