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Opinion: A Word On Today's Society

I recently read Michael Larabel's article concerning the Chernobyl disaster, as well as the comments that followed it, and, after writing the text I felt I wanted to write, I would like to share it - and to know your thoughts. It is inspired in the accident and its consequences, but covers a broader field: society and its individual dimension - which, in my opinion, being the first source of all the problems, is usually avoided, being the discussions and the treatments targeted instead to its symptoms. I would like to bring attention to it again.
27 April 2014 - Chernobyl - 53 Comments

Four Years Since The Phoronix Chernobyl Expedition

Today is the 28th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster within the Ukraine. With this being a light news weekend, if you weren't a Phoronix reader four years ago, we took a trip out to Chernobyl and Pripyat and you can see a horde of our photos.
26 April 2014 - Chernobyl - 25 Comments

What Else Would You Like To See On Phoronix This Spring?

This month so far on Phoronix there have been an exciting number of Phoronix articles from our prolific tests on AMD's AM1 Platform to a number of GCC 4.9 compiler benchmarks and everything in between, but is there anything else you would like to see this month on Phoronix?
23 April 2014 - Call For Feedback - 70 Comments

Phoronix Global Is Still Planned To Be Decommissioned

Originally I planned to shutdown Phoronix Global at the end of 2013 but out of continued usage of the service, Phoronix Global is still being kept online for the time being.
5 April 2014 - Phoronix Global - 1 Comment

PTS 5.0.1: Push Notifications, Improves Arch Linux, New Features

Phoronix Test Suite 5.0.1 is now available as the first point release to the major "Plavsk" release. This new version offers minor new features, fixes, and other improvements to our open-source benchmarking software.
2 April 2014 - Phoronix Test Suite 5.0.1 - 9 Comments

Real-Time iOS/Android Notifications Of Your Linux Benchmarks

To complement existing notification and reporting mechanisms built into the Phoronix Test Suite, OpenBenchmarking.org, and Phoromatic are some very simple but handy push notifications to your Android and iOS devices of real-time test results and notifications when testing is complete -- should you want to immediately analyze your results or need to swap out your graphics card or any other PC components.
31 March 2014 - Push Notifications

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Dominated March

Here's a look back at the most popular Linux and open-source content on Phoronix in March.
31 March 2014 - Monthly Recap - 8 Comments

Portal & HL2 Lost Coast Linux Benchmarks Added

Users of the Phoronix Test Suite and OpenBenchmarking.org can now easily fire-up Half-Life 2: Lost Coast and Valve's Portal for some new Linux game benchmarking.
31 March 2014 - Source Engine - 21 Comments

The Most Popular Linux Stories So Far In 2014

With Q1'2014 quickly coming to an end, here's a look back at the most popular Linux stories and hardware reviews/articles so far this calendar year.
30 March 2014 - Recap - 2 Comments

We're Giving Away More Prizes For Running Linux Benchmarks

Don't forget that we're still giving away three $100 (USD) Amazon.com gift cards that you can win at random by running some Linux benchmarks and sharing your results with the world. We've also added some free Phoronix Premium subscriptions for this Linux giveaway.
30 March 2014 - Giveaway - 2 Comments

We're Still Giving Away Amazon Gift Cards For Linux Benchmarks

Don't forget that we're still giving away at least three $100 (USD) Amazon.com gift cards that you can win at random by running some Linux benchmarks and sharing your results with the world.
22 March 2014 - Giveaway

More Linux Photos Are Coming On Phoronix

A semi-common request by Phoronix readers is that they would like to see more images and photographs in news stories and other articles... Well, with now having the new site layout and PHXCMS-9 content management system, more photos are next on the agenda.
8 March 2014 - Linux Photography - 7 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 M3 Plays With Windows 8.1 & More

The latest development snapshot of the forthcoming Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 is now available with the official release just being a week or two away.
4 March 2014 - Plavsk

Intel's NUC, NVIDIA, Debian Drew In Lots Of Linux Interest

This month on Phoronix there were 294 news articles and 28 featured-length articles covering various interesting open-source and Linux related topics. Here's a look at some of our most striking content over the past month.
28 February 2014 - February - 2 Comments

Less Than Half The Phoronix Traffic Is From Linux Systems

With the recent news of Linux's overall web traffic doubling to about 2%, here are some Phoronix web statistics for those interested.
25 February 2014 - Statistics - 116 Comments

Phoronix Test Suite 5 Advances With Next Dev Release

The second development milestone release of Phoronix Test Suite 5.0-Plavsk is now available for carrying out cross-platform, open-source benchmarking. As mentioned several times now, the HTML5 GUI has been a big focus of PTS5 development.
17 February 2014 - Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 - 4 Comments

The New "PTS Desktop Live" Is Coming Soon

For new readers to Phoronix.com and/or new users of the Phoronix Test Suite might not be familiar with PTS Desktop Live, our Linux distribution used for benchmarking that provides a fully-standardized software stack. This Linux benchmarking operating system will soon see a new major release.
16 February 2014 - PTS Desktop Live - 17 Comments

More Phoronix Site Improvements Merged

Made live today were a few minor tweaks to the new Phoronix.com site layout and PHXCMS-9 content management system. A few visual bugs were squashed and other small enhancements committed.
15 February 2014 - Phoronix - 25 Comments

Win An Amazon Gift Card While Helping Out This Linux Site

Here's your chance to win an Amazon gift card by taking a few minutes to help us out.
12 February 2014 - Survey Time - 28 Comments

The New Phoronix Site Design

As most Phoronix readers will have noticed, the new Phoronix.com site design is now live for all users as of a few hours ago.
12 February 2014 - Now Live - 88 Comments

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