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.
Rich Green has just announced that a series of new releases in the coming months will greatly increase the speed of Java SE 6. JavaFX has been announced along with JavaFX Scripting Language for next-generation Internet applications. James Gosling is on stage right now at JavaOne talking more about JavaFX Script.