Recent Linus Interview

From: Tim Youngblood 
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I always find Linus interesting. Makes me want to wipe this Mac stuff off
this machine...

http://youtu.be/MShbP3OpASA

Enjoy,
Tim

=============================================================== From: Ed King ------------------------------------------------------ golden moment @ 49:59

=============================================================== From: Tom Wilson ------------------------------------------------------ Must be the one where he shared his feelings for NVidia. That was definitely cutting to the chase, wasn't it?

=============================================================== From: Phil Sieg ------------------------------------------------------ That is what is known in the "the business" as the money shot. Love it! Phil Sieg President SeniorTech LLC / snapf=C5=8Dn=C2=AE www.snapfon.com Phone: 423.535.9968 Fax: 423.265.9820 Mobile: 423.331.0725 "The computer is the most remarkable tool that we've ever come up with. = It's the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds." Steve Jobs, 1955-2011

=============================================================== From: Mike Harrison ------------------------------------------------------ To me, the golden moments is earlier, When Linus admits he ddn't understand what an "assembler" was, so he hand coded "machine code". That's what make the Linux kernel special. Linux really groks things beyond mere mortals comprehension. What makes the nVidia moment better is when the nVidia guy pops up and kind of apologizes.. (tegra.. etc..) The whole chat with Linus thing is amazingly candid and sincere, I enjoyed it.

=============================================================== From: William Wade ------------------------------------------------------ I don't think Linus has ever been anything but candid ever in his life. That has helped make Linux great as well.

=============================================================== From: Ed King ------------------------------------------------------ the ultimate golden moment was at 1:04.... that's when I stopped watching Linus and started watching my favorite British girl group's videos ;-) "internet bandwidth testing" is what I like to call it. ----- Original Message ---- From: Mike Harrison To: CHUGALUG Sent: Tue, June 19, 2012 12:42:28 PM Subject: Re: [Chugalug] Recent Linus Interview To me, the golden moments is earlier, When Linus admits he ddn't understand what an "assembler" was, so he hand coded "machine code". That's what make the Linux kernel special. Linux really groks things beyond mere mortals comprehension. What makes the nVidia moment better is when the nVidia guy pops up and kind of apologizes.. (tegra.. etc..) The whole chat with Linus thing is amazingly candid and sincere, I enjoyed it.

=============================================================== From: John Aldrich ------------------------------------------------------ So, what video card should I buy to replace the on-board nVidia video I'm using now? I'm assuming ATI, but that's only because that was the only other option I saw besides nVidia at NewEgg this afternoon. :D

=============================================================== From: Ed King ------------------------------------------------------ using now? if you are using it now, then it must be working ;-)

=============================================================== From: trevor noblitt ------------------------------------------------------ ATI or something I guess. They have horrible support on win/mac but there are a few linux driver devs that work on ATI cards. They almost have better support then on windows. That said I run a nVidia card and have had zero issues with it.

=============================================================== From: John Aldrich ------------------------------------------------------ Yeah... the nVidia is working...mostly, but I'm using the binary drivers and it's a pain when they are out of sync with the kernel and it takes a week or two before an upgrade is available. Plus, I have to use KMod-nVidia. Just thinking that since nVidia is not well supported, I might want to switch to an add-on card that works better.

=============================================================== From: David White ------------------------------------------------------ I missed this conversation (and video) until today. Watched it, and came away impressed. I haven't watched other Linus interviews before, so this was fun. I particularly liked what he had to say around 14:30 - "1 of the values of Open Source is that different people are good at different things, and different people have different interests."