Nature's enthusiasm may be behind the factual errors here:
"Linus Torvalds was selected for his work on Linux and
the Open Source Software Paradigm.
Linus Torvalds wrote the kernel of Linux and established the
Open Source software model, which is a revolutionary way of
creating software. In doing so, he not only designed one of the
most important pieces of software ever, but he also created a new
paradigm for software engineering.
Linux is one of the most important operating systems, at least
as important as UNIX and MSDOS. It is crucial for mobile
communication devices, for webservers, for the development of the
Internet and for many other areas in computing, networking and
Linus Torvalds is not only an outstanding software engineer, but
also a global community leader (of the open source software