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.
At the Red Hat Summit 2006, the public launch of the Mugshot project had taken place. Red Hat's Mugshot is designed to be an open project to create a live social experience around entertainment. At this time, their complete service is only available on an invitation-only basis. Of the activities for Mugshot are Link Swarm, Music Radar, TV Party. Client applications compatible with Mugshot will be available for Microsoft Windows XP and Linux. More on this project is at the official Mugshot web-site.