Almost all of my data transfer is over network nowadays. It is 2019 after all. But being the friend of redundancy that I am I actually got, for the first time in years and years, a new USB stick today.
The weird kind that still accepts the old standard, we will laugh at this in a few years, but right now it's pretty sweet.
@openess I still use a portable SSD every day... It's nice to have it on me for when I need transport data between work and home.
Also have a toolkit on it for emergencies (like a Linux live and some other tools
@finlaydag33k I used to have a stick with my most important docs and one with a live environment on it.. I just realised I never used the docs and never unexpectedly needed the live stick.. I used it once in a while to help friends out.. But never unexpectedly 🤷
I use mine fairly often and since i'm in an IT company where we (among other things) fix people's PCs and nobody ever had a clue what they're doing my live env gets a lot of action.
In a decentralised social media it makes sense to host yourself. That's what we decided to do. This instance is run by two nerds, mostly for the why not of it. feel free to join, and we'll hit you up with an "Hi, who are you?".