Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

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.

Tuesday, 26 February 2008 07:21

The penguin begins the march south

There's still nearly 11 months to go before the penguin sets up camp on the Apple Isle but the wheels are slowly being cranked into motion by the Tasmanian Linux Users Group as they prepare to host the 2009 Australian national Linux conference.
Microsoft's latest move on "interoperability" is an indication that it feels it has reached the stage of "extend" in the famous "embrace, extend and extinguish" strategy for which the company is well known. And the timing could not be better.
Thursday, 21 February 2008 21:06

OLPC: one bad idea per child

There are times when an issue can gnaw away at your internals to the extent that it starts bothering you. And you can't prevent feelings of guilt arising when you are constantly reminded about something or the other, something which you have and others, in distant lands, do not.

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