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Going back decades, my biggest fear when I saw storage capacity increasing at an alarming rate had always been, "how much data are you willing to risk losing all at once?"

Fortunately, prices have also come down at a reasonable rate, so the risk is kinda mitigated by doing multiple backups on multiple devices. Of course, the increase in transfer speed also comes into play...if we were still looking at floppy disk speeds...a system running backups 24/7 would never catch up.

So...yeah.

Somewhat related aside: I'm still somewhat impressed by today's MicroSD card storage capacity (and they ain't showing much signs of slowing down), given their physical dimensions. I'm much less impressed by the fact that I lost a 128GB one somewhere in the pile of junk on my desk...
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