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30 Linux Kernel Developers in 30 Weeks: Laurent Pinchart

Oct 03, 2012, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

Laurent Pinchart, a.k.a. The Media Controller Guy, is a Linux kernel developer working on video capture and display. Here he tells us about the lucky introduction that got him involved in Linux and recalls the time a Taiwanese company tried to pay him $50,000 for the free software he developed. As are many of the developers we've profiled in our 30 Linux Kernel Developers in 30 Weeks series, Pinchart is motivated to work on Linux by more than money.

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