Hold on, I've got the CEO of Netflix on the line. He's obviously very intrigued by your generous offer; I think you guys just need a contract to make this commitment official, and he'll get his top people on this right away!
Believe it or not, Ruby hipsters on Reddit turn out not to be representative of the whole world.
It says something sad about the state of interdisciplinary communication that this was considered worthy of publication, but if you think it reflects poorly on his intelligence, you're missing the point.
Like him or not, Linus is still the man in linux kernel development circles, and for good reason.