Happy Birthday, Linus Torvalds!

44 years ago, somewhere in Helsinki, the capital and the largest city in Finland, was born Linus Benedict Torvalds, the founding father of Linux and the chief architect of the Linux kernel. Born on December 28, 1969, Linus Torvalds is a Finnish/American software engineer who created Linux, an open source, POSIX-compliant and UNIX-like operating system for computers. He also created the extremely popular Git revision control system and Subsurface, an open source diving log software.