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JSP Visual Week In Review ~ 11.18.17

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I’m guilty, too.

For all my condemnation of people that don’t do it, I’m as bad as they are.

I don’t back up.

Or, at least as well as I should.

I get lazy. I had been backing up my work to a 3 TB Seagate drive. And, for the most part, to a Dropbox account.

But I get lazy and I don’t back up as well as I should to Dropbox. And now, I’m paying the price. Literally.

Last week, I tripped over the cord of the Seagate drive and it fell from the chair it was on, down about 3 feet to the floor. I plugged it back in, and it was fine.

Whew.

Then I did it again. Oops.

And it wasn’t fine. The drive started clicking. Groan.

I halfway thought about taking the cover off and trying to fix it myself. But I knew I’d just ruin it further.

So, I found the Seagate Recovery Service website, paid the initial fee and got it into the mail.

I need these photos back, and I need it done correctly.

This will be the second spin drive that I’ve had to have fixed. I need to move to solid-state, i think. Or just REALLY big USB sticks.

Or, you know, just back up my work to Dropbox more.

Folks..don’t be like me.

Back up your work.

100 percent of it.

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Birthdays this week: Alfred Wertheimer, Charles Belden, Robert Stivers, Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre, Louise Dahl-Wolfe

What I Watched This Week: Chasing Trane

Also: The Journey Is The Destination

Video: How to calibrate your camera’s autofocus (but only if you have a high-end digital camera)

Harlem in the 1980s

From the NY Times: The Women Who Covered Vietnam

Video (10 minutes): David Burnett on assignment in Texas, 1980s

“You have all these experiences and they become part of the collective memory. It takes a while to realize that your perspective is an important ingredient.” ~ Alfred Wertheimer

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