Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday April 23, 2012

Torvalds Receives 2012 Millennium Technology Prize

Linus Torvalds has received the 2012 Millennium Technology Prize for his ongoing work on Linux. Torvalds will be given his award at a ceremony in Helsinki this June.

Torvalds was named a 2012 laureate by the Technology Academy of Finland for his creation and ongoing contributions to the open-source operating system. Created in 2004, the awards recognize "technological innovation that significantly improves the quality of human life, today and in the future" every two years.