lexipixel - 4:29 am on Apr 20, 2012 (gmt 0)
Linus Torvalds wins the tech. equivalent of a Nobel Prize: the Millennium Technology Prize.
You can win Nobel prizes for physics, chemistry, and medicine, but technology? No. There is, however the Millennium Technology Prize. This is the world’s largest technology prize. It is rewarded ever two years for a technological innovation that significantly improves the quality of human life, today and in the future.