All items tagged with "linus torvalds"

Linux Creator Linus Torvalds: I Love My MacBook Air!

Linux Creator Linus Torvalds: I Love My MacBook Air!

Sure, Linus, you can run Linux on a MacBook Air, but why would you want to?

Linus Torvalds is not a huge fan of Apple products. He is, as he describes himself, a socks and sandal kind of guy, a tinkerer. Even so, the Linux creator is absolutely in love with the MacBook Air… and wonders why the hell other laptop makers can’t come out and release an ultrabook that’s worth a damn.

Read the rest of this post »

Linus Torvalds: Locked Down Technologies Lose in the End

Linus Torvalds: Locked Down Technologies Lose in the End

Sao Paulo, Brazil – Apple’s restrictive control measures and policies will ultimately fail, according to Linus Torvalds.

“Technologies that lock things down tend to lose in the end,” said Torvalds at the keynote of LinuxCon Brazil. (Cult of Mac is reporting from Sao Paulo; come to our Nov. 20 meetup for a chance to win a signed copy of the Brazilian edition of Leander Kahney’s “Inside Steve’s Brain.”)

Read the rest of this post »