The mind behind Linux | Linus Torvalds



Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice — first with the Linux kernel, which helps power the Internet, and again with Git, the source code management system used by developers worldwide. In a rare interview with TED Curator Chris Anderson, Torvalds discusses with remarkable openness the personality traits that prompted his unique philosophy of work, engineering and life. “I am not a visionary, I’m an engineer,” Torvalds says. “I’m perfectly happy with all the people who are walking around and just staring at the clouds … but I’m looking at the ground, and I want to fix the pothole that’s right in front of me before I fall in.”

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41 Comments

  • This Chris guy looks like a more sophisticated version of Ricky Gervais.

    Ksenija Nikcevic
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • C coding is amazing !!.. To understand God and Coding— daily Pray & Practice is required.

    Sunandaa Kanki
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • 21:15

    Hammad Hassan Khan
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • BIG PP….

    Darshan K.P
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • This man is so complex at least speaks so . Now I get it, why linux is complex and requires attention. I love both Linux and Linus.

    Anindya Bhattacharya
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • Linux Trovalds: Exist
    People why use Ubuntu and Debian: Sudo apt-get install
    People who use Arch and Manjaro: Sudo pacman -S

    Anonymous Phoenix
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • This man's software is in almost all of the devices in my house except for the old windows xp/95 machines in my attic. Meanwhile my setup looks better than the Linux world headquarters😂

    Het Speelkwartiertje Slaat Terug
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • This guy made kernel at an age of 22

    And here I am balancing switch between on and off.

    fun with technical
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • Welcome to Amd camp Linus.

    Jonne Virta
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • we are living with this man …..we are blessed

    EVIL SOUL
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • The legendary Linus torvald

    metal garurumon
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • Thank you Linus, really

    Jerónimo Lira
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • make Open Source Softwares for him and world

    Bhaskar Dutta
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • Thanks a a lot linus ….you seems to me as my alter ego coz you are not people person so am I. ….I know what's the reason behind your this part of me – which is you did something that time consuming and energy as well and whenever you start doing something great in your life or for future …people can't assimilate this thing n then they want you to be like them …..

    Chitra Meena
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • Wait, he made git?! I had no idea!!

    Always Wrong
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • linus torvalds is like bill gates might be without his mother's behind him

    Diego Fernando Romero
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • M8 Have you also been hit in the head by six fist simultaneously also? Theres weeds in every garden. The trick is too choose the garden carefully. Shutting yourself away from humans all together is now something everyone knows. https://images.app.goo.gl/Sh7KyoAQbXSt6Hjn8

    Warren Pegley
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • sudo rm -rf /*

    Rand Paul
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • He obviously has "aspergers syndrome"

    Bee aware
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • I like this guy I’m from Thailand 😊🥳👨🏻‍💻

    Kanit Wijitpanya
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • I hate how this guy worked his butt off but some Steve Jobs guy gets more famous for inventing windows because people used it

    Cat Vlogs
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • GNU/Linux. Richard Stallman creó el SO, Linus uno de sus nucleos.

    Machi Abiuso
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • He is the GOD in the CS world. Introduced GIT, LINUX.. What more do you want?

    Prabesh Humagain
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • You do know he's talking about Elon Musk right?

    Sumner
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • 98% brain

    2& upper lip

    Benjamin Dover
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • Legend.

    Gaurav Pandey
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • Thank you.
    Linus Torvalds

    トーマン
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • Enigma and ingenuity a rare breed of human species

    azuka abraham
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • Open the video – . . .
    sudo Open the video – okay man I got you, here it is

    WOLFOX 77
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • Who knew, today, in 2020, Mircosoft actually agreed they were wrong about Linus

    Praveen Naik
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • This ted talk was unlike any other
    1. Not a man with vision
    2. Not a man with big dreams
    3. Not a man who is successful by selling products.
    A true "Dark Knight"

    Prajwal Naladeega
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • Wow!I didn't Know who was but I am feeling like this guy is real life Sheldon Cooper

    Subrina Supti
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • i really like his youtube channel

    aesampah
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • thanks l

    Citrus
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • Linus looks like grown up Harry Potter

    Giga Tatarashvili
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • I love this guy

    shrey khurana
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • he resembles steve carell. No?

    Kurdish eagle
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • Linus: “I like the cat purring not the sound of computer”, life before tecnology

    gluigi2007
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • I think Steve Carell can play him in a movie based on his life!

    Saif Rehman Nasir
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • I just realized that Linus Torvalds looked like Steve Carell in some ways….

    Ariel Ramos
    Posted June 3, 2020
  • Awesome even I dont like people….."at all"….even a text message makes me uncomfortable..

    Ankit Menon
    Posted June 3, 2020

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