Hi there, my name is Bob and I live in Australia's Capital Territory (Canberra is Australia's capital. I enjoy playing with gadgets and my android phone (Samsung clone B92m or PULID F13 after rooting) is no exception. Glade to be aboard.
As the number of events organised under its patronage increases, Linux Australia (LA), the umbrella organisation for Linux user groups Down Under, is actively looking for people who can be part of a media sub-committee.
A survey conducted by Linux Australia has thrown up one standout conclusion - the organisation is still very low-profile and needs to do some serious self-promotion so that the general public can become aware of its existence.
That old hoary chestnut, the question of women being selected on merit for work/positions in the technology industry, has reared its head again. And this time it is on a mailing list hosted by Linux Australia, the umbrella group for Linux associations Down Under.
Hot on the heels of yesterday's Top500 supercomputer announcement comes a reminder that Australia is a significant player in the field with the only NVidia CUDA research centre in the southern hemisphere.