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Cult of Less: Living Out of a Hard Drive

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Kelly Sutton,

Kelly Sutton sold or gave away most of his assets, apart from his iPad, Kindle, laptop, and a few other items

BBC News

Many have begun trading in CD, DVD, and book collections for digital music, movies, and e-books. But this trend in digital technology is now influencing some to get rid of nearly all of their physical possessions—from photographs to furniture to homes altogether.

Let's face it—digital files, applications, and Web services are replacing the need for many of the physical goods that pepper our homes, crowd our desks and fill our closets.

From online photo albums to virtual filing cabinets to digital musical instruments, hi-tech replacements are becoming ubiquitous.

But as goods continue to make the leap from the bookshelf to the hard drive, some individuals are taking the opportunity to radically change their lifestyles.

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