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.
Ian Murdock, the founder of Debian Linux, has left his CTO position at the Linux Foundation to now work for Sun Microsystems. He outlined this change today in his blog, and it appears he has some hopes or things up his sleeves for Sun's operating system division and Linux. His new position at Sun is in operating system platform strategy.