"My experience is that autosaves come too infrequently."
I absolutely agree, and I sadly have to say I too have been victim of this autosave infrequency. ;)
I have made a habit of saving a document in word after each paragraph when I am working on a document, because as your friends have, I lost A TON of work on a document because my PC was shut down by mistake...and autosave hade not saved in time....
A problem that we have in reality becomes nightmare. I have had dreams of failure in implementation of a project. Sometimes you work hard on your dreams to resolve, its after sometime you realize you are in your dreams.
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