The creator of the Linux open-source operating system talks about its past, present, and future.
Linus Torvalds created the original core of the Linux operating system in 1991 as a computer science student at the University of Helsinki in Finland. Linux rapidly grew into a full-featured operating system that can now be found running smartphones, servers, and all kinds of gadgets. In this e-mail interview, Torvalds reflects on the last quarter century and what the next 25 years might bring.
Stephen Cass: Youâre a much more experienced programmer now versus 25 years ago. Whatâs one thing you know now that you wish your younger self knew?