Archive for January, 2014

A pleasant “accident” occurred to me in the beginning of this year…

I forgot my USB memory flash stick inside my shirt pocket. As usual, the shirt was put in the washing machine and I realised where the flash stick was only after the shirt had made its way to the clothes line.

Terrified at what may have happened to 8 gigabytes of memory as they got washed at 40 degrees centigrade, I placed the flash stick near a radiator to make sure all traces of water disappeared.

Later on, I anxiously connected the flash stick to my PC. A miracle! The stick functioned perfectly and all my files were intact.

Repeating the experiment (experience…) is not something I would advise, but keep in mind that a flash stick’s survival was achieved!


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