Many Debian developers denounced the Dunc-Tank proposal.
Ubuntu Linux has been translated into Kurdish!
LinuxChix Africa manages to shatter two stereotypes at the same time: the idea that women aren't interested in free/open source software development; and the idea that women in Africa are bound to traditional cultural roles.
If you are new to Linux, this may help to explain a lot of the confusion in your head about the numerous versions of the platform.
Alas, just before their 21st issue, they have just announced that they are closing down.
Fundamentally I think that touch is intimate and intuitive, and clearly touchable interfaces have incredible potential, especially for the folks that haven't been brow-beaten into adapting to 20th-century conventions of computer interfaces like the QWERTY keyboard.