Guy Lunardi of Collabora went to the New York Linux Users Group (NYLUG) to do a talk on SteamOS. Check out the video.
Skip to around 27 minutes.
He goes into some interesting detail about the history of it, and I found it to be quite a nice watch.
Who is Guy?
Guy Lunardi is the VP of business development at Collabora, a consultancy working exclusively on free and Open Source software. Before joining Collabora, Guy was a director of OEM preloads focusing on SUSE Linux Enterprise. Guy has over 20 years of experience helping customers successfully adopt Open Source software. Based in New York, USA, Guy is a native French speaker and is fluent in English. He is involved in the foundations supporting GNOME, GStreamer LibreOffice and Linux.