Random Thought for Friday, March 27, 2015: The Infamous ‘Circular file’

IMG_20140503_115522Welcome to Friday’s Random Thought.

I work in IT and I have seen many strange things over the years.

I’ve see computers live a dual life as the classroom computer/Ant Farm.  I’ve see systems that are so impacted with dirt that you litterally have to use a trowel to clean them out. I’ve seen the desktop screen for user’s soo cluttered with icons that you actually can’t see the wallpaper anymore.

The strangest thing I have seen and still don’t understand is the use of any of the ‘delayed deletion’ icons in Windows being used for filing purposes.

Lately, I have seen more and more people use the Windows Recycle Bin as a place to store files.  I am also seeing people use the Trash in Outlook to again, file away email.

Using these two locations is not a bad thing if you are using them to delete files and/or emails.

Why are people using these locations to store IMPORTANT information?

The only reason I can think of is that people are hiding things that they want to delete quickly for some reason.  It is the only logical reason I can think of.

I mean, you don’t store food in the garbage can at home, why would you put your files in the trash.

Yup, the more I observe about human behavior, the more I get confused.

Happy Friday Everyone!

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Random Thought for Friday, Friday, March 20th, 2015: Is it Spring yet?

IMG_20140430_120300Welcome to Friday’s Random Thought.

Spring.  A time for nature to wake up from the deep winter sleep.  It all sounds so romantic until you take a look through your blurry eyes at all the pollen that is covering everything.

Heck, there are parts of the country that have pollen blanketing piles of snow. Yet another version of yellow snow, this one a bit less icky than the alternatives.

Yeah, oh, the first Day of Spring is today.  Woo hoo!  Spring…pollen….more pollen.

Did I mention pollen?

AAAHHH CHOOOO!!!  Yup, pollen.  Some financial advice for you today.  Invest in Claritin.

Happy Friday Everyone!

Wordless on Wednesday