Linus Torvalds welcomed a video crew into his Portland, Oregon home to give us a tour of the workspace where he continues to work on developing Linux (along with an army of fellow developers) some 23 years after initially releasing it.
It’s a fun look into Torvalds’s daily life. His old desk covered in “crap” that he “needs to burn down.” His newer treadmill workstation, which he calls a “zombie shuffling desk.” Scuba equipment. Innumerable stuffed penguins. These are the things that surround Torvalds as he works on one of the most prominent open source software projects there ever has been.
Torvalds’s old desk, which he abandoned when it got too messy.
His new treadmill desk, which he keeps set at one mile per hour.
He has a MakerBot 3-D printer, which his kids use from time to time.
As an avid scuba diver, Torvalds has fins and various diving gear on hand.
And Linux fans find any occasion to give Torvalds stuffed penguins as a tip of the hat to Tux, Linux’s penguin mascot.
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