8 Ways Files Get Corrupted

Data loss isn’t just about fires and theft. There are many reasons files just get broken. A corrupted file is one that is there but the data has become gibberish. For example you open up an email and instead of readable text you see something like �-t�?h�Z�O1E��-�Ca �f�E??IG�Gq+. There is often no way to recover the original information so if you don’t have a backup you’re out of luck. Here are a few common ways files get corrupted:

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Where Is It All Stored? How Data Centers Impact Your Internet Experience

You are in Los Angeles reading a website for a company in Australia. Should you care about the weather in Virginia? It turns out you probably should. Consolidation of online services means it’s hard to tell where the information you are accessing is stored and how global events affect your internet activities.

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Walking Development in Visually Impaired Children


Although vision does not affect muscle use, lack of vision can indirectly affect a child’s ability to walk. According to the nonprofit Blind Children Center, “Without special training, fully capable infants who are visually impaired may not learn to crawl or walk at an appropriate age and gross and fine motor skills will not properly develop.” Parents and therapists can help the child to overcome these obstacles and speed up learning of walking and other gross motor skills.

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The Disadvantages of a Compressed Work Week


Companies considering flexible schedules such as compressed work weeks should consider all the pros and cons before implementing new policies.  Although there are advantages to shorter work weeks, experience has shown a number of disadvantages as well.  Understanding and preparing for these problems allows each employer to determine if four-day weeks are appropriate, and to prepare for any challenges well ahead of time.

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What To Look For In SME Backup Solutions

The small to medium enterprise falls in the cracks between incredibly powerful–and expensive!–solutions needed by huge corporations and effective but limited applications designed to allow consumers to preserve pictures of their grandchildren. Look for these key features when shopping for business backup products.

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Speech and Tongue Development in Children


Children start to develop speech as infants and continue to develop rapidly until they start school. During the elementary school years children go from forming short sentences in kindergarten to making oral presentations to their fifth grade classes. They develop not only a greater vocabulary but the capacity to use metaphor, emotion and nonverbal communication to enhance their speech.

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