posted on Apr, 1 2009 @ 01:53 PM
Well it has finally occurred. I've forgotten to bring some of the fire along.
I have always likened the process of uprading / migrating computers to the days of cavemen. I would assume one cave man (Sparky?) was responsible for
keeping the fire lit as the nomadic "Hunter / Gatherers" wandered from cave to cave. The sole vital element to provide warmth, cooking, weaponry
I take great pride in myself for my prudent PC dilligence. Priceless family photos, puppy dog pictures, important documents all remain intact, safe
and secure in my protective lair. Always backed up to the current media format of the day, then uploaded to the new computer. ( Floppy disks,
Optical Disks, Iomega, Bernoulli, SCSI, USB, DVD et al.......you name it.)
Then just yesterday, it happened. The flame was extinguished in an instant. Poof!
My spousal unit walks in with a 3.5" disk containing the last incarnation of her resume. (A paper copy does not exist.) It also contains a detailed
summary of her academia, degrees, CPA certifications etc. (We have jointly run a small mom and pop business for the past 10 years, so a resume was
not necessary. But now in this economy with the potential failure of our enterprise. Anybody's guess.)
Anywho, I'm like sure hon no problemo, confident in my magnetic memory mastery. A minuscule 720K (