Geek talk, the amazing type

If you follow Slashdot, KernelTrap, et al., and if you’re a software developer who uses a source code management system, you’ve probably come across this video. It features Linus talking to Google engineers about git.

If, like me, you’re not a software developer, you probably haven’t seen it. But if, also like me, you’re interested in what presentation techniques good speakers use, this video is really worth a look. I’ve never personally attended a talk by Linus, but from the video you’ll see that as much as he’s a geek, he also appears to be a pretty impressive speaker. And he gets away with saying things other people would probably be shot for.

Do take a look:

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