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Just for Fun: The Story of an Accidental Revolutionary Paperback – June 4, 2002

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Linus Torvalds was born in Finland. He graduated from the University of Helsinki and lives with his wife, the six-time karate champion of Finland, and his children. Linus currently works as a programmer on several projects for Transmeta.



David Diamond has written regularly for such publications as the New York Times, Business Week, and Wired. He is executive editor of Red Herring Magazine and lives in Kentfield, California, with his wife and daughter.


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  • Item Weight : 8 ounces
  • Paperback : 288 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0066620732
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0066620732
  • Product Dimensions : 5.31 x 0.65 x 8 inches
  • Publisher : Harper Business; Reprint Edition (June 4, 2002)
  • Language: : English
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