Given the high proportion of people in the tech industry on this forum, and given the fact that everyone weighing in here is an Internet user, I respectfully submit a link to a recent column I did in the Industry Standard. I was quite surprised by the phenomenon I came across here – the re-appearance of an old “memory slag” problem from early computer days – and you might be too.
You go to this page:
and then click the link by my name, which says “No Thanks for the Memories”
This link may also take you directly to the column:
(You may note some typos in the next-to-last paragraph,which I’m asking them to fix now.)