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, 27 November 2006 03:11

Warning, poachers on the loose

Is it right for free and open source projects to capitalise on the dissatisfaction created by the Microsoft-Novell deal and try to attract developers who work for Novell to jump ship?

Saturday, 25 November 2006 04:33

Perens urges Novell to recant deal

Bruce Perens is a staunch supporter of the FOSS movement. One-time leader of the Debian GNU/Linux Project and the primary author of the open source contract, Perens has now launched an online petition asking Novell to recant some of the terms of its deal with Microsoft so that the entire community is not disadvantaged.
Friday, 24 November 2006 04:14

The wizardry of Woz

In the midst of all the noise generated by patent trolls, I can't help but think that the  tech industry would be a much better place if it had more people like Steve Wozniak.