In the world of computer languages, nothing speaks louder than who adopts its usage. The Python language hit a home run with Google adopting it for a high percentage of their internal and public (Google App Engine) projects.
Over the past few years, any Linux developer you ask would quickly recommend buying computer hardware with an Intel chipset. When it comes to Linux support, especially in the mobile realm, Intel had the best support hands down.
The openSUSE-Medical distribution is an openSUSE sub-project aimed at doctors and medical staff and will include various open source software applications for medical use. The project is seeking developers and additional packagers.