Covid~19 cases in the whole world - 161,390,677 on Friday.
Covid~19 deaths in the whole world - 3,348,952 on Friday.
Covid~19 cases in the United States of America - 32,887,176 on Friday.
Covid~19 deaths in the United States of America - 585,162 on Friday.
Covid~19 deaths in the United States of America since our last program - 4,358.
Covid~19 internationally - India with 24,046,809 cases has now surpassed Brazil as the second most Covid~19 infected country, although Brazil still has more deaths with 430,417 and opposed to India's 262,317.
National security and cyber~crime - The Colonial Pipeline company got hit rather spectacularly with a ransomware attack this past week.
50 years ago - The Gay Activists Alliance rented "The Firehouse," also, the Gay Liberation Front voted to dissolve.
Mars - Ingenuity, the only helicopter on Mars, is done being tested. There may be a couple more flights over the next few weeks.
Our health - Pickles of the North seems to have fully recovered from the cold we both got, R. Paul is better than he had been.
We talked about this month being the 50th anniversary of the Gay Activists Alliance renting The Firehouse.
This month is also the 50th anniversary of the Gay Liberation Front imploding.
We talked about Ingenuity completing its flying tests on Mars.
We talked about the Colonial Pipeline Company and Ransomware-as-a-service.
Pickles of the North talked about going out to see friends after 14 months of lockdown.
We mentioned a stupid Congresscritter who either thinks he can gaslight the world or else he's delusional.
For the somewhat more advanced user who wants to protect his or her privacy there is the Tails OS. Tails is a live operating system that you can start on almost any computer from a USB flash drive or a DVD. It allows you to use any computer that will allow you to boot up off a USB flash drive or a DVD and it provides a lot of good security for your on-line activities. You can get the Tails OS here.