It is almost possible to get your grandma to build .Net-based missile defense systems with tools such as Visual Studio Team System (VSTS), Team Foundation Server, and the Microsoft Software Factory, according to an aficionado.
The Australian Department of Communication, IT and the Arts (DCITA) has put up A$70,000 (CDN$59,192) with the aim of kickstarting a national coalition to boost the ICT capacity of nonprofit organizations.
Linux is growing along with the wheat, barley, chickpeas, and lupins in Perenjori, a small shire in Western Australia, thanks to a man named Barry Kauler. Kauler is the man behind "Puppy" (http://www.puppyos.com/) -- a 60MB CD bootable GNU Linux based operating system that can run on old PCs with very little RAM. Version two of the distro looks set for release in April.