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SJ Mercury: Linus the Liberator

[ Thanks to Rajiv
for this link. ]

“In money-mad Silicon Valley, Linus Torvalds, creator of
Linux, has become a folk hero by giving people a free
ride.”

“LINUS TORVALDS doesn’t look much like a superstar–not just
now, with wet tan hair matted on his pale face, steamed-up glasses,
a steady flow of sweat dripping down the length of his incipient
paunch, and that blissed-out smile. He looks like any other
Helsinki native who has found his first bona fide sauna in two
years, and is perched merrily on its highest bench.”

Complete
story
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