aNewDomain.net — How many times a week — or day — do mainstream, non-geek types ask you the what, how and why questions that always seem to pop up around the topic of Linux? I get such grilling constantly. The big one, as the Talking Heads famously asked, is: How did (we) get here?
Based on a report by The Linux Foundation — and now visible on its YouTube channel — this short vid is full of detail as to the ins and outs of Linux tech, background and stats. Explain in 10 words or less why Twitter, Facebook and Amazon are Linux based. This video does. Check it out.
Video source: The Linux Foundation
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Image Source: How Linux is Built video, via The Linux Foundation
Gina Smith is the New York Times best-selling author of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak’s memoir, iWOZ: How I Invented the Personal Computer and Had Fun Doing It. (W.W. Norton, 2005/2007/2012). With John C. Dvorak and Jerry Pournelle, she is editorial director at aNewDomain.net. Email her at gina@aNewDomain.net, check out her Google + stream here or follow her @ginasmith888.