When “My Dog Ate It” Just Doesn’t Work Anymore

By Deane Barker on October 16, 2003

Odd mishaps cause computer grief: A gallery of pretty funny stories about how data was lost.

“Parked the car after working a very long day. Got out of car and realised the gap between the kerb and car was excessive. Put the laptop down on the road. Started engine up and moved car closer to the kerb. Not even noticing the car ‘bumping’ over an object. I have to admit not only did I do this once, but I ran over it twice.”