A Few Interesting Links

After an excellent weekend that went by in a fast, I’m watching some Battlestar Galactica and reading. The more you know, the more you realize you don’t know! Definitely some interesting reads today…

There are some very interesting articles on economics of technology, growth, free products, and the Internet.

Hackers and evil-doers continue to innovate; ransomware is now using advanced encryption. As hackers get more sophisticated the personal computing landscape will change—as will laws on cybercrime. Terminal computing, here we come! A number of groups are providing free kits for a variety of hacking tasks. It amuses me that anyone would trust malware as evidenced here.

Andrea’s been looking for a program to edit her digital photos. Photoscape looks like a promising option. We’ll have to try it out.