Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

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Sam Varghese has been writing for iTWire since 2006, a year after the site came into existence. For nearly a decade thereafter, he wrote mostly about free and open source software, based on his own use of this genre of software. Since May 2016, he has been writing across many areas of technology. He has been a journalist for nearly 40 years in India (Indian Express and Deccan Herald), the UAE (Khaleej Times) and Australia (Daily Commercial News (now defunct) and The Age). His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.

Thursday, 03 April 2008 06:33

What the OOXML fiasco can teach us

The late Charles M. Schulz, the genius behind Peanuts, could make a much more telling comment on human foibles through one of his cartoon strips than many a writer can in 1000 words.
Tuesday, 01 April 2008 18:45

OOXML passes with minimal approval

The Microsoft Office Open XML document format has been accepted as a standard by the International Standards Organisation with minimal approval.

Monday, 31 March 2008 20:51

Mono to be renamed as Duo

The well-known open-source Microsoft imitation Mono has been renamed Duo to better reflect the project's intentions and purposes.