From Around the Web
11 Free And Useful Open-Source Alternatives For Designers – Set of helpful open-source alternatives for designers that will save their time and increase their efficiency and productivity.
Apple Mafia: How Apple’s Culture Infected Silicon Valley – “If the technology industry has a soul, Apple’s employees are its keepers. And more than a few companies have tried to replicate a little of the Cupertino, Calif.-based company’s success by hiring Apple employees. The result: Former Apple employees have taken the lead in efforts to take far-out new technologies to mass audiences.”
AVAILABLE ONLINE FOR FREE – You know you think it every time you walk into a video store. Why the hell are people still paying twenty bucks a pop for movies they could get for free. Express your disdain with these cheeky stickers.
Bot-Mediated Reality – Over at FORA.tv, Daniel Suarez, the author of “Daemon,” discusses the all pervasive presence of automated bots in our daily lives. It not only makes his book more plausible, but it’s also a bit like a geek campfire story.
Raven – Aviary has just released Raven, the first full-featured online vector editor, complete with a range of features that rival commercial suites.
The Ultimate Guide To Watching TV Online – Tech Crunch shares a directory of the most popular video services on the web for those with high-speed connections who don’t feel like springing for Teevo.