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Losing data

Published on 10 Feb 2009. Tagged with thecloud, ma.gnolia.

Where data goes when it dies. Chris Messina writes about ma.gnolia's data loss and other things.

The act of deleting my entire music library (okay fine, I do have a complete backup on my Mac Mini media center) was cathartic. All that data... in an instant, gone. All those ratings, all that metadata, all those play counts revealing my accumulated listening habits. Gone [...].