John wants to learn computer programming. Leo recommends checking out Python. It's great because it's a scripting language and will enable him to test stuff. He should read "How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: Learning with Python."
Roy keeps getting requests to update Flash when listening to podcasts. And it always crashes. Leo says he hates Adobe Flash with a PASSION and everyone uses it, so he's stuck with it and all it's warts. That's why Leo recommends that if you have to use Flash, that you use it through Google's Chrome browser. What Google does in Chrome is build Flash into the browser and it's updated regularly by Google and it's isolated so it doesn't crash your browser if it crashes. It should work better for you.