Today on the show, we have two items from CBC reporter Natasha Fatah that explore body image in India. The country’s skyrocketing economy is racing to catch up with the West and the rise of disposable income amongst the new middle class has led to high demand in some unusual industries, such as cosmetic surgery. Along with the desire to change body shape in India, there’s a perceived stigma attached to skin tone. It’s a sensitive subject that’s now being challenged.
In this episode of the Macworld Podcast, host Chris Breen is joined by Dan Miller and Roman Loyola to discuss 2012’s Editors Choice awards.
This landmark series explores the what globalisation and a decade of economic reforms have done to India and the way that it sees itself.
Just Teresa and Pascal this week as Andy is overseas. The two discuss alternatives to the Adobe product line for folks working in the web world (so raster and vector image editors and text/code editors) after Teresa has been re-considering her position on Adobe and it’s pricing. Pascal has for while been using the free and open source image editors The GIMP and Inkscape so he’ll be sharing his thoughts on those.
In the second segment Pascal interviews Ian Cairns, the project manager from Development Seed, a communication strategies business based in Washington D.C. who recently released their intranet and project management system as an open source project. Open Atrium, the package, rests nicely on top of the already popular open source content management system Drupal and installs in a breeze