Back up your documents

April 9, 2006


Photo by Roger Bourland

My partner, Daniel Shiplacoff, tells all of his friends and clients: BACK UP YOUR COMPUTER! Last weekend, he decided to back up a hard drive, one that he had not backed up for quite some time. It failed the next day. Daniel’s maxim is that ALL HARD DRIVES WILL FAIL, IT’S ONLY A MATTER OF TIME WHEN.
A word to the wise is sufficient.

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Brad Wood April 13, 2006 at 3:28 pm

So so true. Duke, an acquaintance, says hard drives are like Polish* hand grenades—the pin’s been pulled and they are going to explode—you just don’t know when.

* substitute your own favorite clich├ęd nationality here—this was Duke’s.

Roger Bourland April 14, 2006 at 9:44 am

A vivid image to be sure!

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