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About Linus Torvalds
Computer scientist, Linus Torvalds is best known as the creator of the Linux kernel software. He’s also credited for developing other computer systems and software including Subsurface, and Git.
His parents are called Anna, a journalist, and Nils Torvalds, a politician. His grandfather is a former Finnish statistician called, Leo Törnqvist. He started dating karate champion, Tove, in 1993 and they got married some years later. As of July 2020, they were said to have three children.
Torvalds has received lots of individual awards throughout his career. Some of these awards include “IEEE Computer Society Computer Pioneer Award”, “IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award”, “EFF Pioneer Award”, and the “Vollum Award”.
In 2008, his name was added to Computer History Museum’s Hall of Fellows for his outstanding work in creating the Linux kernel software. Four years later he became an inductee of the Internet Hall of Fame
He attended the University of Helsinki where he studied computer science and graduated with a Master’s degree.
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Famous quotes by Linus Torvalds
In my opinion MS is a lot better at making money than it is at making good operating systems.Linus Torvalds
Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.Linus Torvalds
Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems.Linus Torvalds
Shareware tends to combine the worst of commercial software with the worst of free software.Linus Torvalds
That's what makes Linux so good: you put in something, and that effort multiplies. It's a positive feedback cycle.Linus Torvalds
The cyberspace earnings I get from Linux come in the format of having a Network of people that know me and trust me, and that I can depend on in return.Linus Torvalds
The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'. Oops. Wrong One. 'Do it yourself'. Yes, that's it.Linus Torvalds
Linus Torvalds' Popularity
Linus Torvalds is a famous Finnish-American computer programmer, developed Linux kernel, who was born on December 28, 1969. As a person born on this date, Linus Torvalds is listed in our database as the 35th most popular celebrity for the day (December 28) and the 187th most popular for the year (1969).
People born on December 28 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Linus Torvalds is the 1092nd most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Linus Torvalds' birthday, Linus Torvalds is the 2nd most famous Finnish-American and ranks 4th in famous people born in Helsinki, Finland.
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