The [office is the] kind of place where your typical suburban dad would keep his guitar collection and rock out with his buddies over a couple of beers on a Thursday night. Instead, Torvalds spends most days here -- alone -- managing what is surely the most important open-source software project in the planet.
A great article about the creator of Linux and his character. The article paints him as a no-nonsense, modest guy who is working on Linux because it's fun. All over life, you read articles and see TED talks and hear advice that you should do what you love and your life will be fantastic -- Mr. Torvalds seems to do that quite well and be modest to boot.