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[WIRED] Apple’s Operating System Guru Goes Back to His Roots

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Great article about Jordan Hubbard and some of the basis for the OS-X. Great to see him try other things!
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Then, earlier this year, he got the itch. After 12 years on desktop and mobile, he wanted to get back to servers — and FreeBSD. “It was just time,” he says. “Twelve years is a long time to do anything, particularly in tech. You need to rotate your tires.”

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(Disclaimer: I personally know Jordan. He was my neighbor for many years and helped out a lot with our Road Association, so my opinion of him is biased...)
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Hmmmm.... I wonder if Linus would have been a better fit at Apple. thumb.gif
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Hmmmm.... I wonder if Linus would have been a better fit at Apple. thumb.gif
With his attitude, sure. I just think he is not interested in commercial software.
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I was hoping this was going to be an article about "The Woz".
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iXsystems developed FreeNAS and has some pretty cool SAN hardware. I had no idea that Jordan was a part of that!

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Excitedly posted before I read the rest of the article, it says basically that... Haha
Edited by SectorNine50 - 8/9/13 at 10:06am
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