“Anybody can innovate. Don’t do this big ‘think different’… screw that. It’s meaningless. Ninety-nine per cent of it is get the work done.”
“All that hype is not where the real work is,” said Torvalds. “The real work is in the details.”
I sometimes disagree with Linus, especially in some of his correspondence with other humans, but he really has not let the success of Linux get to his head. His thoughts on subjects like this are always so refreshing.
Any chance he could be snagged for a Bad Voltage interview?