Admittedly, I found this list via digg. Digg is a geek site, with geek news, however.. if one is to make up a list of 100 essential pieces of software it really should be a universal sort of list. Also, if it’s essential, how many cdrippers does one pc really need? How many media players and how many photo editors?
I disagree with this list of so-called essentials based on one simple fact. These list is not filled with “essentials”. When something is called an essential item, it is a must-have, bare minimum standard. Having recently purchased a new hard drive for my laptop, I have only installed software on this machine that I use every single day and 90% of that software is freeware.
I suppose, perhaps, that they were trying to get to 100 items on their list, and also not leave anyone out of the game, but I am not adverse to the idea of offending people so if one were to revise this list, it would only have at most 25 items on it..… [Read More]