I'm inspired by
Now these features may look so basic for me, but Omar still amazes me even after 5 years of our relationship, I can state with all confidence that he is one of the top programmers I've met.
DHH is the creator of Ruby on Rails, the founder/CTO of Basecamp, and a racing driver.
What I like about him is that in addition to his technical skills and massive influence, he is a man of principles and we share a similar moral code, he always fights against inhuman working environments and circumstances, he promotes remote working with all the decent values that come with it, and he his political viewpoints are heart warming.
Sindre Sorhus is a full-time open-sourcer, that means instead of getting paid monthly by a company, he gets paid by the community that benefit from his work.
This level of distribution & contribution - as oppose to centralization - gives me a big hope about the future of employment, maybe one day, we will not need to work for capital companies anymore and we will make life by paying to each other directly, this is a big topic of course and this is not the place to go in further details.