Items that would make *perfect* sense to sync.
- Recent word processing documents
- That photoshop file you just touched up.
- Your current directory of editorial projects* (I'd tell it to ignore .mov files so it doesn't do the QuickTime files.
Those things you're working on today? The important ones? Yeah, they're the ones you haven't backed up yet.
And Quicksand is a clever way to backup those files to the cloud.
Before you say, hey Jeff, what about backups, understand I don't trust backups.
I happen to: Use Time Machine, *and* backup to two different drives.
Time Machine problem 1: It only works on your boot drive; I have an SSD and my iPhoto library is over 100 gigs because of Sophie. That means, it had to come off my system drive. That resides on a RAID 5 (and yes, it has an extra backup too!)
TM Problem 2: I've had Time Machine Fail.
So, I also use SuperDuper (I paid for it and it's a wee bit faster than Carbon Copy Cloner) for a live working backup of my machine.
And for you full blown paranoia fans, when I travel, I have an extra drive that is another backup of my live machine. (Yes, I should really store a backup offsite, but uploading 200+ gigs doesn't sound like any level of easy.)
But Quicksand? It's part of my 'most important' utilities now.