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Your Camera Loves You: Learn to Love It Back by Khara Plicanic

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Chapter 12. Back It Up Ya’ll!: Automation is your friend

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Like the flowers that magically bloom year after year, backing up your data needs to be a regular (and automatic) occurrence.

It goes without saying that backing up your digital life is a good idea. As the expression goes, “It’s not a question of if your hard drive will fail, but rather, when.”

The problem is that most people put it off—if they do it at all—which obviously defeats the whole purpose. Like preparing your taxes, taking the recycling out, or investing in your 401(k), backing up your data is something that just needs to be done.

The key is to automate the process so that once ...

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