50 Designers × 6 Questions. A great compilation from the folks at Smashing Magazine.
Open Social Web: A Bill of Rights for Users of the Social Web. (ht: StevenRay) Seems like common sense to me, but many of the social networks succeed because they are closed systems. I agree with data portability, but doubt many – if any – of the social networks would acquiesce with any of these demands. Companies like Facebook are social networks, yes, but we have to remember that they’re primarily in it for the marketing/advertising opportunities the data in their network presents.
Windows is Free. An excellent, albeit lengthy, write-up on Windows vs. Linux vs. Mac.