On Saturday, I visited an old Jasper in the hospital. He was in for an emergency tune up. Hope he’s out by now. But, to the point, he was telling me his troubles with an unbacked up old Windoze box that was giving him fits. And, his family’s designated stuckee for tech support. Last time, he went through this, I pitched Mozy, Carbonite, or Pogoplug. Reprised that song.
On Sunday, I heard from a relative who’s old unbacked up Windoze box was circling the proverbial bowl. (Seems like “unbacked up” goes with “old Windoze box”.) Reprise my backup song.
Now I realize I’m crazed about it. Two belts and two suspenders.
My photos are on three live boxes, sugarsynced, carbonited, and pogopluged.
My data is on two live boxes, dropboxed, carbonited, and pogopluged.
Special projects are on one, two, or three live boxes, dropboxed, carbonited, and pogopluged. AND, boxneted.
I’ve lost work to Microsoft’s crappy solutions before.
Sure it’s messy, but if I lose something because I fat finger something, there’s always several places to recover from.
It’s only common sense.
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