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.
A group styling itself as veteran UNIX administrators has announced that it has set up a fork of the Debian GNU/Linux project.
The FreeBSD Foundation has received the largest donation in its history, a sum of US$1 million from Jan Koum, the chief executive and co-founder of WhatsApp.
Talk about cloud computing is ubiquitous these days. But try to engage a provider in talking about the NSA and Edward Snowden and people tend to gradually melt away.