How to transfer large files

Problem: How can I transfer large files over the internet when I don't have a server to upload them?

: download and install Dropbox. Once installed you'll find a folder named Public in your __yourhome__/Dropbox directory. Put any large files in there and wait until the Dropbox icon for that file displays a green checkmark. Now right click that file and select the Dropbox > Copy Public Link context menu item. Send me — or anyone else you like to send this information to — the public link.

: Dropbox can also be used to synchronize your diary with other computers you own: Read more