"Everyone always wants new things. Everybody likes new inventions, new technology. People will never be replaced by machines. In the end, life and business are about human connections.
And computers are about trying to murder you in a lake."
Last Thursday, my hard drive died. Not crashed. Died. Forever. Dead. Gone.
I had backups in several places but hadn't backed up my Entourage user data in a long time. And, the backup I made of my Entourage user data in November-- for whatever reason refuses to work. So, unless someone can help me resurrect this backup I have from November, I have lost every email I wrote and received since July. If that makes you shudder, imagine how it makes me feel...
If you're waiting on email responses from me, please resend your email. And, if you emailed me for the first time in the past few weeks (on any account) and haven't heard a response from me, please resend your email.
Consider this a friendly reminder to back up everything you have right this minute.
And, because I need the laugh, I thought I would conclude by sharing Michael Scott's terrifying experience with technology...I've actually never felt more like him than I do right now.
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