Journal: News & Comment

Thursday, February 02, 2006
# 10:45:00 AM:

Save your life

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Adic Scalar 100I've written and spoken before about why you really, really, really need to back up your computer data.

But Tim Bray—who helped invent some major Internet technologies (and thus knows what he's talking about), and who also happens to live here in Vancouver—has a great article today about backups that is:

  1. Eminently practical for power users and newbies alike.
  2. Sensible, from a different-than-usual perspective about backups.

His best advice? Never erase anything, and keep two copies of it all. That pretty much sums up an effective backup approach.


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