Tuesday, April 19, 2005

The Institute for Backup Trauma starring John Cleese

One of the major points about my Distributed Virtual Personal Computer (DVPC) concept is to completely eliminate the tedium and anxiety over backing up your data.  But given that most companies have to depend on traditional "backup" technologies, a company named LiveVault has an interesting online, remote, service-oriented approach to backup, including real-time backup.  They have an entertaining video starring Monty Python's John Cleese, hypothetical director of The Institute for Backup Trauma.  I'd tell you that it's hilarious, but too many of us have experienced data losses to feel cheerful about the topic.  In any case, check out (or should say check yourself into) The Institute for Backup Trauma.
I heard about this video from Alex Barnett's blog on MSDN.


At 2:07 PM MST , Anonymous Anonymous said...

More Cleese

Iron Mountain has a new set of nerd-humor Cleese videos called Friendly Advice Machine.

Some are up on You Tube already:

What is Rule 26? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55EYXeQzUF8
How can I get our executives in trouble? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3-TZsAVAs4
Mr. Wiggles goes to court. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yw1oJEcjtEE
Cleese Eating an Armadillo (short & weird). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgaHnOPc1GY

There's more on friendlyadvicemachine.com too.



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