The book is in three parts, exploring the canonical AI hackers of MIT, the hardware hackers who invented the personal computer industry in Silicon Valley, and the third-generation game hackers in the early 1980s.
Section II Historical Background On The Phenomenon Using context to understand why hackers set out to build digital currency systems. “Corporations have neither bodies to be punished, nor souls to be condemned; they therefore do as they li…
1968: The movie “Hot Millions” was released. It was the first hacker movie. Disagree? Fight me. Social engineering. Defeating security systems. Mucking with a mainframe for profit. https://t.co/iJ8jH4bmx6
“Revolution OS” tells the inside story of the hackers who rebelled against Microsoft and created GNU/Linux and the Open Source movement. Microsoft fears GNU/Linux, and rightly so. GNU/Linux and the Open Source & Free Software movements arguably represent the greatest threat to Microsoft’s way of life.
On June 17, 1937, American pioneer of information technology, philosopher, and sociologist Theodore Holm “Ted” Nelson was born. Nelson coined the terms hypertext and hypermedia in 1963 and publishe
Project Xanadu was the first hypertext project, founded in 1960 by Ted Nelson. Administrators of Project Xanadu have declared it an improvement over the World Wide Web, with mission statement: “Today’s popular software simulates paper. The World Wide Web (another imitation of…
Steve Blank Secret History of Silicon Valley
Tech Talk: Steve Blank — “The Secret History of Silicon Valley: How Stanford & the CIA/NSA Built the Valley We Know Today” - VIMEO
Today is the first day of DEF CON 27, arguably the world’s best known hacker convention. Each year, thousands of people interested in security (and/or the hacking thereof) travel to Las Vegas to learn and gather with like-minded community. Some also attend Black Hat, a related conference which is typically scheduled right before DEF CON, also in Las Vegas. Not everyone who identifies as a hacker or is part of hacker culture writes code or uses Stack Overflow, but we would expect a significant proportion to do so. Well over 25,000 people attended DEF CON in 2018, all located in Las Vegas. Can we see any differences in traffic to Stack Overflow during the days of DEF CON? What can we learn about the hacker community from traffic during that time?
And perhaps the toughest questions of all: Can we build a new kind of politics? Can we construct a more civil society with our powerful technologies? Are we extending the evolution of freedom among human beings? Or are we nothing more than a great, wired babble pissing into the digital wind?
Where freedom is rarely mentioned in mainstream media anymore, it is ferociously defended - and exercised daily - on the Net.
Hacking Early Internet