11.01.2004

The man behind the curtain

electoral-vote.com has been compiling polls from across the country and predicting the electoral vote for several months and up until now no one knew who ran the site. Well, it turns out that the man behind the site is none other than Andrew Tanenbaum, the guy who created MINIX, the precursor to Linus Torvalds' Linux, the best operating system in the entire world. As legend has it, Tanenbaum is actually responsible for Linux because Linus went mad trying to use MINIX. It was on comp.os.minix where Linus introduced Linux to the world.



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