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Dating Apps, Rape and the Lack of Safety in Online Dating

In Oslo, Norway 40% of all rapes are connected to the use of dating apps. In the UK there have also been an alarming number of reports of crimes connected to online dating apps. In 2013, there were 55 cases of criminal activity reported and in 2015 this number increased to 412 cases. Social media is connecting people. Unfortunately, not everyone has good intentions.

We need to talk about online dating and crime.

Why isn’t the online dating industry forced to check who they let in before they allow people to start using dating apps? Having rapists and criminals pretending to be ‘the honest guy’ in the world of online dating is just awful.

Would online dating be safer if you had to show your true identity? Online gaming services have identity processes in place that you must satisfy before they let you play. You must prove you are over 18 years old. On most dating sites there is a total lack of identity verification processes.

Is the design of apps wrong to start with? Is the lack of security because the app developers are men and they aren’t bothered about security? Or is it because governments around the world have not ‘got it’? Maybe because it’s harder for a politician to use dating sites so they never get first-hand experiences themselves.

I know that the women-only dating app Her asks its new users to verify that they are who they say they are. Apparently, many men have been trying to get themselves an account on Her in an attempt to fulfil their erotic dreams, so the app needs this process. In the beginning, this was done manually by calling users they suspected were men, now they have developed a technology to make the verification easier.

An idea for the dating industry is that you can still use a username but in the backend you need to be verified using your passport and matching social media networks. It can’t be more complicated than being verified for a PayPal business account. Verifying the users on all dating websites and apps should be a vital safety factor.

If you have a verified account and have actually made the effort then you could get a verification badge next to your profile. Verification badges are the small blue symbols with a tick inside them that you see on social media. I’m guessing that these users would be very popular to connect with.

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Since the major dating apps still haven’t got their act together to put safety before profit you have to be cautious about how and where you meet people.

The police suspect that a large number of rapes and crimes go unreported. People feel ashamed after agreeing to meet up with the perpetrator beforehand.

The online world is full of scammers, stalkers and rapists and you need to stay safe. Your own safety is key in all your relationships. If your gut tells you that something is wrong, something probably is. Stay away.

Tips for safer online dating

  • Have a chat about life in general with your potential date before you decide to go further. If the person sounds desperate to meet up the alarm bell is ringing.
  • If your online date asks for money it’s fraud. Thousands of people get scammed this way and feel totally embarrassed about it.
  • Some people use a separate mobile phone number for online dating, it makes them feel safer.
  • If you are going to talk over the phone you can call anonymously. Change your settings to ‘hide your number’ and you won’t have to show your real mobile number.
  • Check the person’s true identity on social media before you meet up. Ask for their Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn profiles. If they want to keep them secret then you should smell a rat.
  • Always meet in a public place and don’t go home to his or invite him home after the first date. There are many men who promise that you will ‘only hold hands and kiss and won’t even think about having sex’, moments later they rape you. That’s the experience for far too many women and men.
  • Don’t accept a lift home after a date – even if it’s raining. The person is still a stranger.
  • A decent man will always respect you if you are safety cautious. A pushy jerk won’t.

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The Destructive Use of Periscope Concerns Us All

Last week in Sweden the privacy and harassment issues associated with the app Periscope were raised. Children and teenagers using Periscope are sending each other challenges such as ‘show your bra when you’ve reached 20 views’, and when fishing for more ‘likes’ young girls are promising to take off their sweaters if they get 100 likes. Also, in schools, the app is used to stream lectures by teachers, and many teachers feel unsettled by the idea that what they say and do can be watched online by anyone. A third issue is that the app is being used by students to film each other getting dressed for physical education lessons.

The live streaming app Periscope helps you to run your own live online show. Anyone can get a glimpse into your life. As a user you can search for live broadcasts all over the world and see who is using the app right now.

Periscope screen grab of geografic locations

I did a search on the app yesterday evening and I landed in a living room in Sweden where three girls were looking at themselves on the app. In another broadcast I could watch what was happening outside Buckingham Palace in London, and there was also a live lecture in Boston. Then I did a new search during the day and found a young girl streaming live from her bedroom. There were many sweet comments and lots of ‘hearts’ sent to her. It’s very easy for ‘groomers’ to find victims online, and online streaming apps are just one more way for them to connect with kids.
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Periscope is an open app that allows anyone to watch every broadcast and comment on your video if you are not actively changing the settings. As always, technology moves fast and humans are slow to adopt it and learn how it all works.

Last week I spoke to an acquaintance who has ten-year-old twins. In the last few years, he has refused to get involved in any social media networks himself ‘because it’s totally meaningless’. We discussed the issue for a while, and it turned out his kids have smartphones and I asked:

‘Do you know what they are up to online?’

‘Well, sometimes I ask them.’

‘Okay, do you think there are any risks that they will download and explore any new apps?’

‘Erm, yes, maybe.’

I can assure you that two creative children who like to explore the world are downloading new apps and trying them out themselves and with their friends. Their father spends a lot of time in denial of the impact online life has on his children.

As with its owner, Twitter, there is no function on Periscope to stop harassment and grooming. Periscope’s terms of service clearly state that they do not take any responsibility whatsoever for the content on their platform, and you as a user are expected to understand that you may be exposed to content that is offensive or harmful. Thank you for making this clear to us, Periscope.

Periscope has been around for almost a year and new similar services will launch in the next few years. Live streaming videos are going to be as common as good old YouTube in the future.

These apps bring with them great privacy issues and can put vulnerable people at risk. There is no way we can filter out the bad from the good, and it’s really up to every one of us to educate ourselves about the risks of video streaming. Next time it might be someone you know who is exposed to grooming. Or, it may be you who is filmed when you are getting dressed in the gym.

Tips for safer use of Periscope and similar social media networks

  • If your kids are using a new app, download it yourself and see what it’s all about. If you behave like a technophobe, never trying out new technology, your kids will probably not take your thoughts about technology seriously.
  • To protect your privacy it can be good idea to use a fake name when using Periscope.
  • In setting you can let only the people you follow chat with you, and you can hide your location as well.
  • Norms about how to behave that are applicable in real life are relevant online as well. Discuss these with your children.

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I hope Twitter expands its tweets to 10,000 characters. But their issues are much deeper, and there is no quick fix

In the last month there has been a rumour going around that Twitter will increase its character limit to 10,000 characters, and there is no lack of opinions about the length of tweets.

For those of you who are worried that Twitter will turn into a lengthy essay platform I can assure you that there is nothing to worry about. Just because you can write 10,000 characters doesn’t mean that everyone will start doing so. Look at other platforms and the limitations they have. You can write a long post on your Facebook wall if you want to and, if necessary, you can post over 60,000 characters. But your friends will only see around 250 words until they click the ‘see more’ link.

If Twitter makes the change the platform will add an expansion function and you can still scroll through posts quickly. Giving you the ability to tweet 10,000 characters is only a symbolic move from Twitter. Telling people that they can write 500 characters is not as exciting as telling them they can write 10,000.

Being a good communicator means that you use the right amount of words, both when talking and when writing. People who have explored the art of communication will still have an enormous advantage on all online platforms.

Sometimes you only need a few words to say something whereas in other situations you need thousands of words, metaphors and examples to explain what you mean.

Many users of social media are only looking for quick rewards, quick updates and easy-to-digest entertainment. But there are still plenty of people who are hungry for more information.

What Twitter, and all people who are worried about its existence, should pay more attention to is the hate speech and harassment problems on the platform. Twitter has let the issue of anonymous threats persist for far too long, and that is driving people away.

Many people, especially women because they are attacked more frequently, are choosing not to share a thought or opinion online due to the risk of being flooded with negative comments. Freedom of speech has turned into ‘freedom of hate’ in many online forums. Who do we care most about? People with an informed opinion to share, or those who just want to express their hate?

To fix this problem, you need to change the law to be able to deal with the online ‘hate and harassment problems’, and get all online platforms involved as well.

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Life Online and the Questions I Get Asked About Life in Relation to Social Media

Last week I spoke at the User Centred Design Conference in London. The theme was humanity in the digital landscape. There were plenty of sessions to listen to and lots of people.

Our ability to connect online has certainly changed the way we design products and services and there is so much to learn and explore. My talk was about some of the questions people ask me about life online that I publish as part of my social media Q&A column.

The background to the column is my own frustration. Every time I meet someone and say that I am a social media speaker and expert I get asked a ton of questions.

So far I’ve not met many people who don’t have doubts, thoughts and deep questions about our online lives. I act as their unpaid ‘social media therapist’ helping them to find clarity.

People have manifold questions about our connected online lives and this prompted me to put them together in a column that I hope will become a feature in a newspaper and maybe a book in the future.

For a while I put off going to networking events because I got asked so many questions. Sometimes it got a bit much for me to handle. I wasn’t too comfortable discussing all the issues people had with life online. Maybe it’s my good listening skills that lined me up for this role. I’m not sure, but now I’m better at setting boundaries (it’s a work in progress!).

Social media affects human beings hugely whether we take part in it or not. If you live in the modern world, where we are all connected, digital life is imposed on us; there are no opportunities to opt out. Many relationships are maintained over social media, governments are working on getting all services online and we find new ways to connect and evolve our network using digital tools.

Social media and all online information have their pros and cons, as does everything in life.

Compare social media to the Tube and train lines in London. The train lines compose a very efficient transport system. It’s thanks to them that the whole city has been able to expand the way it has. On a good day the system runs smoothly and you feel at ease, but the next day it’s congested, there are people everywhere and it takes forever to travel a short distance. We both love and hate London’s transport system. Social media is the same.

We can be sure that life will continue to be connected and confusing, both online and offline, and we have to manage it as we do all the other things in our lives.

In my talk last week I made four points:

I spoke about identity on social media and dating sites and the lack of verification processes on most online dating sites. Why the lack of security? Is it because the developers are men and they don’t bother about that? The idea I shared was that you can still use your ‘username’ but be seen as a verified user in the backend and get a small verification badge next to your profile picture.

I know that the women-only dating app Her asks its new users to verify that they are who they say they are. Apparently, many men have been trying to get themselves an account on Her in an attempt to fulfil their erotic dreams, so the app needs this process in place.

I also talked about the myth that social media has made us lonelier than ever before.

People often make the following assumption: Problem in society + we use social media and the web more and more = the increased use of social media is to blame for all kinds of issues.

There are other factors that make us lonely, working too much, living far away from our families, maybe having too many shallow relationships and many people suffer from different kinds of addictions. (There are undoubtedly numerous other factors that also cause loneliness.)

In the nineties there was a big study done about the web. It was published in 1998 and one of the researchers was Robert Kraut. It’s called the Internet Paradox and it shows that people feel lonelier when using the web.

Of course, back then, when nobody was online, you felt lonely when you were on the web. Did you use the internet a lot in 1994-1996?

I mentioned how we now share knowledge differently when we access the internet. We are not memorising things in the same way as we did in the past. Digital comes from the Latin word digitus, meaning finger. So, having information at the tip of your fingers now has a new meaning.

My last point was based on my own experience. This year I trained my memory using some brain-training apps. I spent hours doing it. Then I found out that there is noproof that they work and that you are not developing any transferable skills by using the apps. What a waste of time! I could have attended one more memory training course or read a book. If you are a marketer or designer, don’t sell your products on false, manipulated research.

The web is a very complex machine and technology moves fast and humans slow, so there is a big knowledge gap to be filled.

I’m available to give talks about my social media Q&A for your organisation and if you have any questions about life online you are welcome to send them to me.

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Digital Stress and Opening Up for a Discussion About It

In the last week I’ve been to a number of meetings about digital stress and how to prevent it from happening in the first place. Sounds easy, right?

I’ve been talking to several people about what digital stress means to them and have received different answers. A tech-focused London entrepreneur said it has nothing to with anything digital, it’s all to do with poor leadership behaviour. He has a point there.

A user experience designer, who was clearly digitally savvy, told me that it’s due to poor design and that digital systems are not connected properly and that freaks people out. She also made a good point.

 The discussion I learnt the most about digital stress from last week was with a leadership coach who told me that by avoiding talking about the problem of digital stress we are only making it bigger. Many managers never take the time to talk about what makes us feel stressed at work. If you never point out the weaknesses it’s hard to do anything about them.

To describe what makes us stressed isn’t easy, there is not a simple answer. It’s a problem with many different faces, and just because it’s complex we should not avoid talking about it.

A survey done by CIO in Sweden says that people value a good IT system more than anything else in their workplace (translate the survey with Google translate). That’s a point that’s clearly connected to digital stress.

What makes people stressed is different for everyone. Some people are resilient. Some are more vulnerable. Some are productive and will do what they are told to do. Some are very creative and only sometimes do what they are told. Some have the ability to set up clear boundaries that people respect. Others have no idea that saying no is even a possibility. We are all different and during a lifelong career there are many events that will affect us.

When we are pushing hard and working hard one thing we tend to forget is to think about the big questions. Questions such as what are my values and what do I stand for and is this what I want to spend (a lot of!) my time doing?

If an organisation is collectively in a state of mind where it never thinks about or discusses the big questions the organisation will be dysfunctional in one way or another. Stress is often planted in the roots of an organisation and a tree with bad roots will become weak when growing taller.

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Many organisations are stuck with management behaviour that only talk about efficiency, productivity and next three months profit. In the digital world where all knowledge is connected in a collaborative way you need to start talking about knowledge management and collaboration.

One of the traits that I’ve noticed work really well when working in collaboration with others is kindness. It feels as if we have forgotten that being kind is a strength. Maybe kindness is confused with ‘being nice’, as in being naive and acting as the office slave doing other people’s job.

Good listeners are kind and people who are good at seeing what their fellow team members need are kind. In a stressful workplace the people who are kind to others can be the people keeping the team together.

Being mentally squeezed by bad management practices that are causing stress isn’t sustainable, and we need to find room to talk about and discuss what kind of behaviour we appreciate in the workplace.

What we want: Discussions that result in decisions for the future and that involve all kinds of human beings and their different needs. These discussions should be conducted in a respectful way and on a regular basis in meetings where everyone listens.

The opposite (and something that is far too common) are discussions where people talk about the past and that only include some kind of people. These discussions are often conducted in a disrespectful way and on a totally irregular basis.

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What Is the Connection Between Leadership and Digital Stress?

Last week I was at a ‘meet and share’ lunch event with The Social Media Club Gothenburg in Gothenburg, Sweden, at collaborative workspace Entrepreneurial Hive.

The theme for this lunch was digital stress, a topical subject. Stress-related illnesses cause burn-out and mental illness and stress is one of the main reasons people are off work.

One of the questions we discussed was: How can we create digital health and wellness both in our private life and work life?

The moderator of the event, Niklas Angmyr who’s an expert on digital stress, kicked off the lunch by sharing some ideas and thoughts about a better digital work life.


He started by telling us that apps and information on the web are designed to encourage us to constantly go and check them out. They are built to get us addicted to information. We form habits around how we work with them and applications such as the web, social media and email are all calling for our attention all the time.

When we carry our digital devices with us it means that we bring our work with us everywhere we go. It’s right there in our pocket or on the table next to us. Our brain and body are never really disconnected from our work life.

If your brain is switched on all the time there is very little room for reflection and relaxing.

Angmyr also mentioned that about a year ago German Minister Andrea Nahles proposed a regulation to reduce workplace stress, which suggested banning employers from contacting workers after hours.

I like the idea of not sending emails in the evening or late at night. And if you work late there must be a solution where you can save your emails as drafts and auto-send them in the morning.

Ideally, digital tools should support us and help us work better together, but unfortunately they often have the opposite effect and cause digital stress.

Is it the organisational structure’s or the individual’s fault?

What causes digital stress is different for everyone. For some people it’s the technical functions of digital technology that stresses them out. For others it’s the enormous, never-ending flow of emails. One person I met at the lunch said: ‘I always hunt for likes and shares, and I want my network to pay attention to what I do. In the long run this is pretty stressful.’

The big question is: Is it the organisational structure’s or our individual responsibility to prevent digital stress? The answer is that it’s a combination of both.

If you are part of a disorganised, under-managed workplace it’s difficult to manage digital stress. You will find yourself constantly swimming against the current, which isn’t sustainable in the long run.


If an organisation uses too many information and communications technology (ICT) systems this will cause issues when you try to get them to work together.

The more digital ingredients you add to the menu the more confused the dinner guests around the table will feel. Two common symptoms of digital technology overload are slow computers that take ages to start up and people not knowing how to use the different systems.

Bad meeting cultures

An acquaintance showed me his work diary last week. It was more or less fully packed with meetings from 09.30 to 17.00 every day. He didn’t have much time for reflection. He also admitted: ‘I never pay attention in all these meetings, I only listen at the end when we make the decisions.‘ I wonder how many people are actually in the mood for discussion and conscious listening when attending work meetings all day long.

A bad meeting culture is one of the many signs that an organisation needs to organise its knowledge exchange in a better way.

We manage large amounts of information every day and if you have better control over where it comes from you are going to be better at preventing digital stress.

Well-performed digital collaboration creates a more attractive workplace. And an organisation that handles knowledge well will also improve its employer branding.

Current knowledge issue: Knowledge is saved in email inboxes instead of in a collaborative space where everyone can access it.

Causes digital stress

  • Meaningless and too many key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Strict rules
  • Too many meetings
  • Poor leadership and management
  • People keeping information to themselves

Prevents digital stress

  • Collaboration and openness
  • Well-managed meetings
  • Thoughtful branding and vision for the work you do
  • A continuous feedback system
  • Trust

An organisation with disorganised leaders and poor managers who don’t care enough to set up a structure that works will create digital stress and an anti-human workplace.

Leaders and managers who care about the flow of knowledge and structure will be much more successful and will prevent digital stress.

Some tips that I jotted down after listening to the group discussions at the Social Media Club Gothenburg

  • Switch off the sound on your devices. Even if it doesn’t disturb you it will disturb other people around you.
  • Write better emails and avoid cc-ing too many people.
  • Be mindful of the position of your desk so you won’t sit awkwardly for too long and suffer back and neck issues.
  • Have breaks on a regular basis when you are working. This is very important if you are passionate about your work! One participant told us about her dog that used to remind her to take regular breaks away from the computer.
  • Some people found list tools such as useful.
  • Learn about information flow in your organisation.
  • Have regular ICT 1-2-1 sessions where people can go and ask ICT-related questions. People are much more effective when they know how to manage their own devices.
  • Get better at organising meetings and skip all unnecessary meetings. One company I heard of isn’t allowing anyone to bring smartphones, tablets or laptops into meetings and as a result people pay attention when they are there.




The Social Media Club Gothenburg is run by Maria Gustafsson och Lotta Gergils-Aston, both well-known networkers and collaborators, and has hosted monthly lunches since 2009. We were about 50 people at the lunch sitting around six round tables. After lunch every group shared their discussion on stage. The motto of the SMC is: If you get it, share it.

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Looking back at 1995, the start of the Web

I listened to an interview with Professor Joseph Campbell this week, who wrote the book 1995: The Year the Future Began, and it made me think about how much has happened to the Web since then.

Let’s jump back 20 years to 1995.

Lots of people had heard about the World Wide Web in 1995, but only a few had access to it.

This tweet from Newsweek about the Internet 1995 says a lot about what was going on. Read Clifford Stoll’s full article in this link.

Many of the Internet services that we now take for granted started in 1995. They include Amazon, eBay, Windows 95 and

They all built their businesses on ecommerce, which was finally standardised and made safer thanks to the security protocol called Secure Socket Layer (SSL).

Bill Gates said in a speech in 1995 that his company would ‘embrace and extend’ the Internet. Microsoft did that in their ‘own’ way. He also became the richest man in the world that year.

Google was started as a research project in March 1995 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who had gotten to know each other at Stanford University, and the domain name was registered a couple of years later.

When you connected to the Internet in 1995 you used a modem and that dial-up sound is classic. You can listen to it on YouTube.

Other important events in 1995:

  • Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton started their relationship. I highly recommend you watch her TED talk ‘The price of shame’.
  • A truck bomb devastated the Oklahoma City Federal Building killing 168 people.
  • OJ Simpson was found innocent.
  • The DVD was announced as the replacement for VHS.
  • JavaScript was first introduced and deployed.
  • Fashion designer Tom Ford put Gucci back on the mainstream fashion stage.
  • The Spice Girls signed a record contract.

The world is evolving all the time and I believe that we have to stay connected to our history to put what’s happening now into perspective.

When we lose perspective, history and cultural context, we create space for conflict and misunderstanding. [tweet this by clicking this link]

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Digital democracy? Yes please!

Last week I attended the annual Digital Leaders lecture in London and the topic for this year was Digital Democracy.

Chloe Smith, a UK member of the parliament, hosted the event and did an excellent job as emcee.

Helen Milner from the Tinder Foundation, a not-for-profit social enterprise that makes good things happen through digital technology, kicked off the evening by talking about what digital democracy means. She said:

‘Digital technology is just a tool and it exists because people use it.’

Did you know that there are still about 10 million people in the UK who can’t use the internet and have no clue about how to connect online? This number is probably similar in other parts of the Western world. It is a big problem and a lot of education is needed to give more people access to the web.

One thing about politics that I’ve been pondering is that I have no idea what the politicians in my community are doing. I’m sure they are working very hard, but I don’t know at what. Do you, for instance, know what the councillors in your community are going to discuss today and the rest of the week? If not, why not? If you live in a country that functions based on democratic principles you should know what they are going to discuss.

One idea that was shared by a politician at the lecture was:

‘Why don’t we have a Facebook group that is there for the weekly topics that parliament will discuss? Politicians can choose to take part or to just read the comments and ideas before they go into parliament.’

This is an excellent idea that would close the gap between people and political decision-makers.

We live in a world of too much information, and the current digital tools being used are not working when it comes to communication. Who doesn’t get too many emails? Members of parliament and other government officials are swamped by all the communication they receive. We must remember that politicians are people and there is a limit to how much communication they can handle.

How to make sense of all the information on the web is a huge problem for everyone. Where I hang out this is often referred to as the Big Data Challenge and it includes all the information that’s stored digitally, such as numbers and other data. How can politicians use big data and make sense of it?

I asked a question at the end of the lecture. I always do my best to ask questions that are short and relevant and make the panellists look good. I asked:

‘Who is your role-model in digital engagement? Who does it really well? It can be a person or an organisation anywhere in the world.’

One of the people that were mentioned was MP Robert Halfon, and his Twitter account.

An organisation that was mentioned was the Net Party in Argentina and the online platform DemocracyOS. DemocracyOS is an open-source platform for voting and political debate that political parties and governments can download, install and repurpose much like WordPress blogging software. Check out their platform DemocracyOS and watch founder Pia Mancini’s TED talk here.

‘Technology has the power to change lives – but it can be most effective when it’s put to use in communities, inspiring people to come together and bring about change.’ Lord Knight of Weymouth, Chairman, Tinder Foundation.

If we ever will reach digital democracy we must get more people and politicians to use the digital tool smarter and better.

And leaders must always explore how technology can help them to better understand society.

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Photos and the story of your life

Photos show our life story. Do you agree? I’ve been curating and sharing photos from my life for years; at the moment my public pictures are on Instagram and Twitter. I am fascinated by how Instagram has developed to become a sort of blog of people’s lives.

Some of the people I follow always share their thoughts and what they are up to in a way that is similar to a blog. This makes me feel very inspired.

I think how we share our lives online affects our personalities in many ways. We choose to share part of our lives online and the pictures we post tell a story about who we are. It’s like a live biography. Interesting. I will elaborate more on this in a blog post soon.

I am obsessed with backing up my photos. Right now my iPhone automatically backs things up to Dropbox when I use a wi-fi network. I have two 1TB hard drives that I back up my computer to once a month. I really should leave one of them at my friend’s house in case there is ever a fire in mine. And all my work files are saved to Dropbox as well.

I have had some bad experiences with hard drives stopping working in the past. I have heard that they are made to last for 5-7 years, so keep that in mind and also connect them to your computer on a regular basis; if you just leave them in a corner the moving parts inside them might deteriorate quicker.

Keep your photos safe, back them up, develop them (on paper) and don’t rely on technology. I have part of a book I’ve written on an old computer and it’ll probably stay there. Good that I have a good memory

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