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.
Lucas Nussbaum, an assistant professor of computer science from Universite de Lorraine, is the new leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project.
SkySQL, a company set up by former employees of MySQL, has taken over the provision of support to GamePoint, a social gaming platform that has close to a million users.
There are community managers for Linux distributions who spend their whole time spinning this or that and trying to influence opinion without dealing with the reality.