information diving

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dive1.jpg On the far-less-commendable side of dumpster diving, information diving is the practice of salvaging (presumably personal) data from discarded hard drives. Luckily, there also appear to be do-gooder types out there saving the computers. Wikipedia lists several organizations who reuse computers, including Geeks Into The Streets, who bill themselves as “an opportunity for people who love computers to bring them to people who might otherwise not have access to them.” Rock on.

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