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By Linus Torvalds, David Diamond

Once upon a time Linus Torvalds used to be a thin unknown, simply one other nerdy Helsinki techie who were being silly with desktops due to the fact that youth. Then he wrote a groundbreaking working approach and allotted it through the web -- at no cost. this present day Torvalds is a world folks hero. And his production LINUX is utilized by over 12 million humans in addition to by means of businesses akin to IBM.

Now, in a story that zips besides the rate of electronic mail, Torvalds provides a historical past of his renegade software program whereas candidly revealing the quirky brain of a genius. the result's an engrossing portrayal of a guy with a progressive imaginative and prescient, who demanding situations our values and should switch our world.

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