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 fifteenth Nouveau Companion newsletter is now available from their Wiki. Covered in this entry is Nouveau at FOSDEM, what the $10,000 PledgeBank cash will be used for, and the current status of development. For those that do not know, the Nouveau project is a FreeDesktop project designed to develop open-source 3D display drivers that are unified to NVIDIA hardware.