A big problem for every minimalist, down-sizer, or digital nomad is how do I cope with the mass of books, music, movies and other entertainment I have bought over the years?
Rene Ritchie at iMore gives his approach at iMore.com:
How do you replace all your old physical media — your music, newspapers and magazines, books and comics, movies and TV shows, with shiny, new, space-saving bits? More easily than you might think!
In the case of using online sources such as iTunes, Google Play and Netflix, a good internet connection is essential.
For me, this is often not an option. If I am in a remote area, or a country or location with bad or no internet, streaming services are useless.
I have made more of an effort to save or convert much of the digital. Heritage I have collected, including ripping my music CDs and Video DVDs. The problem with my approach is that I meed to keep the physical disks as a defence against accusations that I have pirated the music and movies, so storage is required.
In that case, the storage needs to be local.
What have you done with your media?