On the night of Monday, April 23, the magazine’s editorial system crashed, wiping out all the work that had been done for its June issue. The backup server failed to back up. —Richard Pérez-Peña —Business magazine fails to heed its own tech advice (International Herald Tribune)
What makes this a “dog bites man” story is the fact that Business 2.0 publishes an annual “101 Dumbest Moments” feature, in which the magazine mocks other companies for making mistakes.
Oddly enough, while I was typing this entry, I accidentally pulled my computer plug out of the wall — again.
But the last time this happened, I must have rearranged my plugs so that only printer and monitor were connected to that particular power bar. The CPU is plugged directly into the wall. (Yay, me!)