Remember Backing Up to Diskettes? I’m Sorry. I Do, Too.

added by Esther Schindler
9/4/2014 5:26:54 PM


“The good old days of personal computing” doesn’t apply to the amount of manual effort required to backup a hard disk. The process of safekeeping our data – using diskettes, the only affordable option for mere mortals – was so arduous that, honestly, few of us actually did it. Here’s a few nostalgic steps into the painful past to review the history of backing up and to remind us all how much better things are today.