Author Topic: Hewlett-Packard historical archives destroyed in Santa Rosa fires  (Read 1191 times)

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Offline bitwelder

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You would think that especially a hi-tech company like HP would have its historic memories backupped and in digital format by now, and instead...
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/7559762-181/hewlett-packard-archives-at-keysight-destroyed
 

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Re: Hewlett-Packard historical archives destroyed in Santa Rosa fires
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2017, 09:50:56 pm »
It is worth recalling what Bill said upon hearing that The Garage had been designated a state monument: "They should have torn it down years ago".
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Re: Hewlett-Packard historical archives destroyed in Santa Rosa fires
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2017, 09:54:28 pm »
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Weber said in an email. “This is a sad, unfortunate situation — like many others in Sonoma County now. This is a time to begin healing, not assigning blame.”

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Re: Hewlett-Packard historical archives destroyed in Santa Rosa fires
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2017, 09:58:53 pm »
You would have thought they'd scan it all. I've done that with all my personal documents.
 
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Re: Hewlett-Packard historical archives destroyed in Santa Rosa fires
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2017, 12:12:04 am »
The home of cartoonist Charles Schulz (creator of "Peanuts") was also lost in the northern California fires this summer.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2017/10/13/peanuts-creator-charles-schulzs-home-burns-down-in-santa-rosa-fire/
 
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