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.

Sunday, 28 January 2007 21:53

China gets into the FOSS groove

If there is mass take-up of free and open source software in any country over the next few years, that country is likely to be China.

Wednesday, 24 January 2007 04:33

OLPC: yet another bad idea

There are plenty of misguided projects which people in the West undertake, under the mistaken impression that they are helping those in the underdeveloped regions of the world.

Monday, 22 January 2007 05:33

Of patents and promises

It will take a few more years before the fate of the DRM patent applications filed by Red Hat's Alan Cox is known. Last week it came to light that Cox had applied for two patents, both to do with digital rights management.