USA Today: Linux creator: Next Bill Gates?

Linus Torvalds is a lot like Bill Gates.

“Both are about the same height, have sandy brown hair, wear glasses and are fascinated by computers. Both control software running on computer systems around the world.

“But unlike Gates, Torvalds hasn’t built a company based on his software. In fact, he gives it away for free.”

Complete story.

Thanks to Kit Cosper for this link. According to Kit, his wife first saw the story in today’s print edition of USA Today in section 3B and called to tell him about it.

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