A couple of weeks ago I was interviewed by a writer for IT Donut, following my response to a question they posed via Twitter on the plus-es and pitfalls of cloud computing. I essentially just relayed my experiences using dropbox daily for document storage and sharing, freeing up files to use on other computers when I’m not in the office, and using it to read scripts off when I’m recording on a separate MacBook Air in my voice booth.
My conclusion, essentially, is whilst cloud computing is incredibly useful and gives us even more flexibility than ever before, it should never be relied upon as an ultra-stable resource – things break, things can get lost, so make sure everything is fully backed up offline as well. I tend to use 2 external hard drives as well as online backups for all my stuff. You can never be too careful!
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