Featured banner: Remove background behind arrows
The half-circles behind the arrows in Software are very prominent visually on light backgrounds, and don't look very good.
What if we made them free-floating without a background? Obviously we'd have to make sure they're legible, but that concern already exists for the text, so we could probably just make them the same color as the banner text.
Here's a quick CSS experiment, which already looks much nicer IMO: