In his brief introduction, Zemlin highlighted some key numbers that are a part of the Linux ecosystem.
- 2,700,000. Number of lines of code added to kernel in the last year according to the recently updated "Who Writes Linux" paper from the Linux Foundation.
- 10,923. Numer of lines of code added to the Linux kernel every day.
- 5,547. Number of lines deleted every day.
- 1. There's only one Linus Torvalds, founder of Linux.
After his introduction, Zemlin sat down with Torvalds, who discussed the huge growth of Linux, how it came to be, and where it's going.