Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
The fourth release candidate is now out for the upcoming Slackware 11.0. Changes in Slackware 11.0 RC4 include the integration of the Linux 18.104.22.168 kernel and many more changes. The list of all of the changes in this latest development release can be found here. A discussion of Slackware 11.0 has been going on at the Phoronix Forums.