We live in an age where information accumulates at a mind boggling rate and some of us have plenty of digital memories, information, and all that it would be a shame if all that poofed and went away. Being properly prepared for such an event requires making copies of your data (called backups). This guide will go over the basics of backing up and as an example, how I take care of backing up what's important to me.   1. What is backing up? Backing up is making copies of your data i