It's been quite a while... I was supposed to finish uploading the last of my Christmas Australia-New Zealand Cruise last week, but one of my three internal HDDs died. It was already 4 years and 10 months old so I guess I had it coming. I got it together when I initially built my desktop. Back in May 2008, HDD prices had just dropped so I did a quick survey of whether to get the Seagate 500GB or the Western Digital 500GB. Results were mixed, but my best friend told me to get both... and I agreed. 4 years and 10 months later, I can say that Western Digital wins. It's not exactly dead... just in limbo (or a coma to be more specific). Windows recognizes the drive when I turned it into an external HDD, but says it needs to be formatted. When I try to format it, Windows says that the drive CAN'T be formatted. Talk about sending mixed signals. The desktop right before it lasted 5 years and 3 months and was still kicking when replaced. I was hoping to reach the same benchmark, giving me time to have my aunt buy a 512GB SSD in Amazon and ship it over here via the Balikbayan Box, but alas. After a family discussion, it was determined that we would be better off just getting a whole new desktop. I'm currently still in the process of transferring important data from the surviving HDD drive, reinstalling games into the new desktop, and trying to get used to the new tower, so the last 2 photos will take a while. Nonetheless, I still have devART as a homepage and check my message center daily. I never truly left... just laid low.Graduation 1 year on It has been 11 months since I officially graduated from the University of the Philippines. In case you didn't know, I have a bachelor of science degree in Mathematics. It's quite far from photography, but hopefully my career will fund it well.
In other news...
I fixed up my gallery here on devART. Check out my updated Personal Favorites
, and Summer
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