In addition to monthly backups to my external 250GB drive, I’ve decided–as a worst-case-scenario kind of pre-emptive backup–to buy a second MacBook Pro 15″ laptop.
Just in case my first laptop gets stolen. Like, just in case I leave my laptop in my backpack somewhere and it gets swiped. Just in case I leave my first $2,500 MacBook Pro in my backpack in my friend’s locked trucked and we park it at a metered spot on a very public street in downtown Victoria and while we’re eating breakfast at a restaurant one block away at 11am and the truck gets broken into and my backpack, and laptop, get stolen, and I have major deadlines the next week: I’ll have a backup laptop.
I feel so much more secure now.