I went to Arecibo with the Geeks today. Very cool place. After we got the standard tour, we managed to get a little more. The story I've been told is that there was a certain Language Creator that the Programmers there had interest in.
I got to see the data crunching center there and then, this is the cool part, we were able to go down to the base of the dish. I touched the dish.
I am one of very few humans who will ever do that. More importantly, I'm one of very few humans who care, who will ever do that.