Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
Linux.com has coverage of this week's Linux.Conf.Au conference. Day one coverage can be found here. Taking place on the first day were several mini conferences as well as the kickoff of this community conference. Taking place on day two was Chris Blizzard talking about the OLPC project, Rusty Russel with Battle For Wesnoth, and many other mini conferences. More on Linux.Conf.Au 2007 can be read here.