Tag Archive for Cleaning

Keep on cleanin'

Keep on cleanin'

First, a few notes! The site is in a bit of flux as Kaede makes changes here and there, so expect a few oddities! They'll pay off we swear it...

Anyway I may have in the past blogged about my effort to clean up a lot of my data sitting on my machine. I just wanted to say... I think I see the light at the end of the tunnel! And it's been a boat load of effort, but I feel it's been worth it. So my advice to people if they take on this endeavor is, don't give up! Also, make sure you keep clean what you keep downloading to your computer or writing for that matter so you don't add to the problem you're trying to fix. Also, make sure you set standards for yourself, directory layout, naming and file choices. I think that's it for this late night rant!

Mata ne!

An air of thought

An air of thought

Dust is always a problem with electronics, and well, life in general. But most importantly, its a problem with computers. I've tried various means to stop dust from entering my home, including a HEPA filter and always keeping my air conditioner circulating the air, but nothing works quite well enough. Eventually I came to the conclusion that you have to tackle dust at the computer-level, and for that people resort to a variety of air filters.

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Spring cleaning

Spring cleaning

I've been spending the last few days doing some spring cleaning, as I have a tendency to let things build up for far too long. By the time I finally get around to it, its always a much larger hassle than I had anticipated. Of course, this being a major personality quirk of mine, I'm not sure whether its supposed to be endearing or embarassing.

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The constant mess of hard drives

The constant mess of hard drives

I'm sure I'm not the only one that has had a battle with the mess that builds up on their hard drive. I have tons of files I want to keep but they're in a  mess and all over the place. So how to combat this problem? There's three ways:

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