Incomplete Backup

05.13.2014 Family

I live in a digital world. All of our family photographs from the last dozen years or more are stored on a hard drive connected to our home computer. And all of our music. As is all of my work, not just for clients, but also my plays and creative work. I backup continually and […]

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Archiving vs. Online Cloud Storage

08.07.2013 Art

My daughter Jen is working an internship with an artist and printer this summer. One of the tasks given to her was to create an archive of the artist’s images. Jen asked me how to do this. It took me several minutes to realize that we were talking about different things. The artist wanted to […]

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The End Of Updates

11.02.2011 Future

I recently updated my Mac, my iPhone, and my iPad. I also did the same for my daughters’ Macs and iPhones, my wife’s, and my mother’s. I also advised my brother, my brother-in-law, and a score of others. I’m hoping that will all soon be a thing of the past. This last series of updates, […]

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Too Much Space?

08.10.2011 gadgets

I’ve been helping my daughter, Jen, get her new system set up to take to college. She selected a new 13 inch Macbook Pro, a really sweet machine. I had tried to talk her into starting out with just an iPad or maybe a Macbook Air, but she’s determined to have EVERYTHING she needs in […]

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