Pointy-haired kernel hackers?
Posted Jul 12, 2007 7:27 UTC (Thu) by lipak
Parent article: Pointy-haired kernel hackers?
This movement towards code-review (and one might add, giving direction
to the various kernel sub-projects) by people as they grow older has
a natural counterpart in the academic world. As academicians get
more senior they take on projects with broader scope and do a lot of
This leads some science-writers to conclude (erroneously) that the
best research is only done by young people. Tell that to Andrew Wiles
who put the keystone into the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem at the
age of 39/40.
I believe we can expect great stuff still to come from our ever-young
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