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.
The Nouveau Companion, nouveau's bi-weekly developer newsletter, came out yesterday with the sixteenth edition. Covered in this Wiki newsletter is a ton of new dumps have been generated for Nouveau, a few regressions for randr 1.2, FreeDesktop BugZilla for Nouveau bugs, and a few other changes. While the 16th edition isn't as interesting as the rest, it's still worth reading. At Phoronix we will be providing another update later this month with their progress. The Nouveau Companion can be read here.