We are becoming digital pack rats
Anonymous Patron writes "We are becoming digital pack rats"
Just one shocking example:
"Inevitably, as soon as I delete something, I need it the next week," said Leslie Bottoms, a graduate student at the University of Georgia, who has kept as many as 18,000 e-mails on her computer. "I figure it saves the tree if I don't have to print it out. I get quite attached to my e-mail. I have stuff from several years ago."
Daniel adds: I'm not up to 18,000 yet, but I do have e-mail back to 1999.