Category: Deletion

The Myth of Digital Storage

I finally ran out of space in my laptop. I purchased this particular laptop in 2017. To be fair, I’ve been accumulating, and purging things, for almost 20 years. So even though I’ve had this laptop for about 6 years,…

Saving Too Much

Saving everything (aka too much), goes against a default humans have contended with forever. ┬áHumans could never save everything for a host of reasons, such as time to process everything and the space to store it all. This mainly applies…

Not Built for Deletion

A lot of apps that we use come equipped with default options to save everything. For example, removing the inbox label from an email in Gmail automatically results in the item being “archived.” Or with my iPad, when I delete…