Linus Torvalds, inventor of the open-source Linux operating system and father of the modern open-source movement, never meant to start a revolution. In fact, he wanted the OS all to himself. That’s just one of the revelations that came out of a rare and revealing interview Torvalds gave at TED2016. The famously reticent engineer went in depth on the origins of the open-source operating system that took off in the 1980s when Torvalds released the Linux kernel for free to the world, and on Torvalds’ working style. Read highlights.