storage

spending

25 Things You Never Need to Buy

Easy ways to save money, be kinder to the environment, and be a smarter consumer all year long.
Gina Ragusa
12.27.18
spending

Don't Buy This: Sell Your Junk Instead of Paying for a Storage Unit

Self storage is a $37 billion industry in the US because most of us just can’t part with our old shot glass collections from college.
Gina Ragusa
9.10.18
AWS

‘BuckHacker’ Search Engine Lets You Easily Dig Through Exposed Amazon Servers

This makes searching through leaky Amazon Web Services servers much easier.
Joseph Cox
2.14.18
vhs

How to Save Files From a PC to a VHS Tape

In ancient times, this was a cheap way to store data.
Samantha Cole
8.14.17
Tedium

Hard Drives Started Out as Massive Machines That Were Rented by the Month

Before hard drives became the main way for us to back up our stuff, they were a key evolution for the business world. They were also huge and costly.
Ernie Smith
7.17.17
last week in art

This Might Be Your Last Chance to See 'The Great Wave' in Person

The British Museum is showing their copy for a temporary exhibit this year before putting it into storage for conservation purposes.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.9.17
information overload

Scientists Can Now Store Digital Data in DNA With 100 Percent Accuracy

When CDs and USBs just won’t cut it.
VICE Staff
3.2.17
PlayStation 4

Sony Is Finally Adding PlayStation 4 External Hard Drive Support

That wasn’t so HarD, was it?
Mike Diver
2.3.17
Film

From Tape Drives to Memory Orbs, the Data Formats of Star Wars Suck (Spoilers)

Star Wars should just be called Disk Format Wars.
Sarah Jeong
12.29.16
history

A Floppy You Couldn’t Copy: When the Zip Disk Ran Into the Click of Death

The hardware company Iomega pulled off a neat trick with its Zip disk: It was proprietary, but popular. But it was a bad thing when things started clicking.
Ernie Smith
12.11.16
Why Is This Still a Thing?

Why Are Can Openers Still a Thing?

We have the technology to just peel cans open, so why don’t we use it?
Kaleigh Rogers
5.20.16
Culture

​How Do You Back Up the Museum of Modern Art?

As visual art evolves on the internet, MoMA is having to adapt the way it conserves both its 630,000 square foot of gallery space and its archives.
Kyle Chayka
7.20.15
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