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.

Monday, 18 February 2008 20:16

From Windows to Linux - and back again

Seven years ago, Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School, which is situated in a suburb of Melbourne, took a step that made it stand out from other educational institutions.

Thursday, 14 February 2008 20:31

Open source – and an open mind

When Con Zymaris started a little company offering free software services 17 years ago — when the concept of open source did not exist — it is unlikely that he thought he would be around in 2008, doing the same business.

Monday, 11 February 2008 20:19

OOXML: disquiet across the Tasman

In a few short weeks, it will be time for national standards bodies to decide whether the Microsoft Office Open XML specification will be accepted as an ISO standard or not.