A professional journalist with decades of experience, Sam for nine years used DOS and then Windows, which led him to start experimenting with GNU/Linux in 1998. Since then he has written widely about the use of both free and open source software, and the people behind the code. His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.
Horse racing fans who follow links on Google looking for Melbourne Cup news on Fairfax websites this year will be directed to the site of the Sydney Morning Herald, and not The Age, despite the fact that the race is arguably Melbourne's biggest sporting event.
Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution, has announced that it will provide a live kernel patching services for version 16.04 which was released in April.
One of IBM's vice-presidents, Fletcher Previn, has made the claim that Macs are three times cheaper to own than Windows PCs.