I was forced to replaced the hard drive in my laptop. The Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology or SMART for short, began reporting errors. Smart is a software diagnostic routine built into a hard drive’s firmware.
This ‘SMART’ technology monitors the health of a hard disk by running tests that can give indicators of not only the health; but also of impending failures inside the hard disk itself.
This little jaunt into replacing a disk drive sounds simple enough; but, this does not even begin to expound upon the fear and anguish of losing the countless daunting hours of work and information contained within my hard drive.
As you can deduce, I and my Data obviously survived the ordeal, as I am currently writing this on the same laptop. Now, with a new solid state hybrid disk drive.
You might be asking, “What does this have to do with God?” Why, Thank you for asking! My mind was quickened to this technology depended world we live in. Read more ›