How good are you at keeping safe what you have? Another semester is just around the corner, and soon you will start new briefs, outlines, papers. In this digital age, most of our valuable knowledge is just some invisible magnetic dust on our computer. Are you protected against data loss? You have probably heard or lived through the horror stories of computer crashes, and you back up your work regularly. If not, you should read The Tao of Backup. Even if you know everything there is to know about backup, you can read it anyways because it’s funny.
In a not-so-funny scenario of a computer crash, do you know what to do or not to do? This article talks about why you should not commit violence against your computer even when you see you data “sleeping away into a black hole.”