ZDNet: Seven People You Should Follow Into the Next DecadeDec 30, 1999, 21:01 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jesse Berst)
"At the forefront of every new trend is a visionary. One person whose forward thinking maps out all of our futures. These people don't always become the richest. But their innovative spark ignites entire industries around them."
"HARDWARE: LINUS TORVALDS, TRANSMETA
OPERATING SYSTEM: BOB YOUNG, RED HAT Hard to believe someone who voluntarily wears a red fedora in publicity photos could pioneer a new open source business model. If he succeeds, everyone will be following his lead -- turning the industry upside down. And obliterating the locked-down standards model of Microsoft."