Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Weird Computer Meltdowns

Hi everyone! Today's selection is a podcast from the Future Tense show produced by American Public Media. In this short podcast, host Jon Gordon hears about the most interesting "data disasters" that Ontrack Data Recovery dealt with in the past year. Don't let any of this happen to you!

This podcast was posted to the web on 15 December 2005 at:


The show notes included:

"Engineers at computer repair company Ontrack Data Recovery get some bizarre cases. They've compiled a list of their top 10 most interesting data disasters. They involve dogs, hammers, cockroaches and a Major League Baseball team."

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APM's Future Tense Podcast

Future Tense is a daily program that chronicles the social impact of computers, the Internet, and technology in general. Future Tense is produced by American Public Media.


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