This article ties in to a podcast we recorded with the Archain team, available here.
Unreliable permanent storage is a problem that most people don’t know exists, but will have likely experienced first hand.
Under my desk, I store my fine collection of bricked laptops with the hope that one day I might salvage them for parts — on the hard drives of those long-dead machines, there are hundreds of gigabytes of lost data. Old music project files, documents, and other things I should’ve been smart enough to back up online.
However, storing files on the cloud isn’t totally safe.… [continue reading]