For those who stay up all hours programming and designing, asking 'what if?', and pushing the envelope, and for those of us who are looking to see (and perhaps guide) the technologies discussed on this forum to integrate seamlessly with the future of electronics in automobiles.
Here's a fun article.

Is linux really the way to go?

Maybe Delphi or the author think so, but perhaps not Ford. (Not to say that the new sync platform will reach into the depths of the rest of the automobile's little black boxes...But it could.)