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12/19/2014
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Cartoon: Where Data Goes To Die

Our cartoonist answers the question of what happens to all that unrecoverable data.

Brian Moore is a cartoonist and illustrator. His first brush with the world of IT was a very part-time gig applying software patches on a TRS-80 Model III. The patches were about four lines long and arrived in the mail, typed on letterhead. He has since moved on to computers ... View Full Bio
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Ariella
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12/22/2014 | 12:03:16 PM
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@PedroGonzales ah, but it may be a hidden booby trap, one that gets activated only when you touch the computer or come within a foot of it.
Charlie Babcock
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12/19/2014 | 4:08:23 PM
Unstructured data, unstructured life
One file that I must save exists only on a retired deskside computer sitting in the basement. I've been meaning to retrieve it for a about six years.
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Ariella,
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12/19/2014 | 2:17:54 PM
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LOL @Whoopty having suffered through that one, I have to agree.
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