Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Nov 2009 17:11 UTC
Linux Now this is one to ponder. This year, the Nobel Peace Prize went to Barack Obama, president of the United States. The prize has been given to both politicians and non-politicians alike, and Keith Lofstrom thinks its time to hand over the Peace Prize to a non-politician once more: Linus Torvalds.
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czayas
Member since:
2009-04-09

Pardon my ignorance, but can the Nobel Prize be awarded to organizations as well as to people?

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jabbotts Member since:
2007-09-06

It's been awarded to politicians.. isn't that an org already?

( ;) Couldn't resist)

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UglyKidBill Member since:
2005-07-27

err... I think it's more of a Mob actually...?

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Sodki Member since:
2005-11-10

Yes, it can. It happened 16 times alreadyl

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bugjacobs Member since:
2009-01-03

It can, both the UN and a anti-landmine org has gotten it, as I remember off the top of my head ..

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