Day 6: Organize Your Top-Level Computer Files


By now, you’ve probably noticed that each day, we’re alternating between organizing physical items and organizing digital items. We’ll do this for a few more days, although eventually, we’ll be focusing exclusively on the digital side of things.

In the physical world, you’d probably have more than one file cabinet (perhaps even in different rooms), where everything in a given cabinet would probably be of the same type or topic. Then you’d have specific file drawers whose contents would be even more closely related, and then you’d have the usual set of folders and files inside each of those. This has been how physical material has been organized since the invention of file cabinets in the late 1800s.

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