Reader, which are you guilty of? Be honest now.
1. Avoiding Security Software
2. Failing to Back Up Your Computer
3. Neglecting Offsite Backup
4. Replying to Spam
5. Traveling With an Operating Computer
6. Using a Laptop on a Bed
7. Printing Everything
8. Taking a Camera to the Beach
9. Leaving a Laptop in the Car
10. Keeping All of Your E-Mail
11. Failing to Learn Keyboard Shortcuts
12. Installing Too Much Junk
13. Discarding Receipts
14. Waiting in Line for Tech Stuff
15. Hitting Your Computer
16. Saving Files Anywhere and Everywhere
17. Checking in With Location-Based Services
18. Citing Wikipedia
19. Posting Hilarious Pictures Online
20. Believing the Salesperson
21. Ignoring the Specs
22. Using One Password for Everything
23. Not Having a Disposable E-Mail Address
24. Failing to Lock Your Smartphone
25. Commenting Online
Alright, this is going to come across real awful, but at least one third of these sinful booboos have been committed by this writer.
This isn’t a one-way confessional though. Feel free to clutter the comments section with your trespasses and subsequent repentance, even though commenting has been labeled a most nefarious deed. (See #25.)
By the way, if you’re guilty of ‘Failing to learn keyboard shortcuts,’ just remember from now on that Ctrl+V is paste and Ctrl+C is copy. Now let’s try working on breaking down that horrible citing-from-Wikipedia habit.
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