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just finished reading a book...

i just finished Linus Torvalds' biography, and well now i find i am not alone - i am not the only geek who enjoys coding and hacking at my own projects even how little it may seem...

now i understand that it is possible for two people who have never met each other, who have had the different set of experiences all their lives, not even being born in the same generation, could be very nuch alike. i find a lot of linus' characteristics and views to be much the same as mine. i dont really think it is because i use his operating system, and not because we're both computer science students. why, its the first time i ever read his book, and right off the starting page, i found a lot of similarities between us two.

maybe this isn't much to most of you but to a geek like me, its fun to see someone else living a life like i do. but the difference is, i did enjoy having girlfrinds - unlike him. hehehe. =)

to those who know linus, who he is, and what he has done, you should read his book if you havent already done so. it gives a face and a person behind the 'famous' name. its a good read, especially if you know a bit about computers, and have been using them for a while already. especially if you are also a computer science student who loves computers and programming - the book epitomizes the life we would really want to live someday...

the book is entitled 'just for fun' and it is a good read - one that i would recommend to those like me. the geeky coder who enjoys pizza, chat, and softdrinks (or should i say beer? ;))..

enjoy!

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