Storage Online: The Options

A reader reminded me I promised a column on how to back up files well. I’m still working on that, but here’s a good article from Marilyn Sweet, writing in the Denver Business Journal’s Bizwomen section. Her recommendations for online storage: The company I use and depend upon is Go Daddy at www.godaddy.com. Go Daddy will …

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News: Information Overload

 In the end this may be more important than anything else in the evolution of technology: information is growing very, very fast. The BBC quotes a study by the University of California, Berkeley that: every year 800MB of information is produced for every person on the planet; information stored on paper, film, magnetic and optical …

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News: Lawsuits over Hard Drive Size

 Something I’ve often wondered about: why is a 20 gigabyte hard-drive actually only 18.6 GB? Some folk in LA are not only wondering, they’re suing. The Register reports that US PC users have banded together to protest against “deceptive advertising” of hard drive capacity by filling a lawsuit against the world’s biggest computer manufacturers. The …

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