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Re: [News] Founder of Linux (Kernel Space) Makes List of Top Inventors

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____/ Mark Kent on Friday 05 Feb 2010 14:38 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> Linus Torvalds named one of the 100 most influential inventors
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| A preview of the first 21 pages of the book,
>>| including a list of the most influential
>>| inventors, is available online.
>> `----
>> http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Linus-Torvalds-named-one-of-the-100-most-
>> Linus Torvalds is listed amongst âThe 100 Most Influential Inventors of All
>> Timeâ
>> http://yuzgen.com/?p=117&lang=en
> In other news, Bill Gates is listed as most successful thief turned
> entrepreneur for steeling Basic from a rubbish bin and selling it;  he
> narrowly pushed Edison into second place, honoured for his seminal work
> in patenting Swan's light-bulb before Swan.

In his own words:

"The best way to prepare is to write programs, and to study great programs that other people 
have written. In my case, I went to the garbage cans at the Computer Science Center and I 
fished out listings of their operating systems."

		[Bill Gates in interview with Lammers]

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