The Hacker Ethic and the Spirit of the Information Age

Examines the ethos of the information age as represented by the values of the original computer hackers--enthusiastic programmers who share their work with others in a spirit of openness and cooperation.

The Hacker Ethic  and the Spirit of the Information Age

The Hacker Ethic and the Spirit of the Information Age

Examines the ethos of the information age as represented by the values of the original computer hackers--enthusiastic programmers who share their work with others in a spirit of openness and cooperation.

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The Hacker Ethic, and the Spirit of the Information Age
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Pekka Himanen
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Random House Incorporated

Examines the ethos of the information age as represented by the values of the original computer hackers--enthusiastic programmers who share their work with others in a spirit of openness and cooperation.
The Hacker Ethic
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Pekka Himanen
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-31 - Publisher: Random House

The Hacker Ethic takes us on a journey through fundamental questions about life in the information age - a trip of constant surprises, after which our time and our lives can be seen from unexpected perspectives.Nearly a century ago, Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism articulated
Hackers
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Steven Levy
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-19 - Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

This 25th anniversary edition of Steven Levy's classic book traces the exploits of the computer revolution's original hackers -- those brilliant and eccentric nerds from the late 1950s through the early '80s who took risks, bent the rules, and pushed the world in a radical new direction. With updated material
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Language: en
Pages: 547
Authors: Eric S. Raymond, Guy L. Steele
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: MIT Press

A listing of computer-buff slang is embellished by the myths, legends, and heroes of a hacker culture
Coding Democracy
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Maureen Webb
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-10 - Publisher: MIT Press

Hackers as vital disruptors, inspiring a new wave of activism in which ordinary citizens take back democracy. Hackers have a bad reputation, as shady deployers of bots and destroyers of infrastructure. In Coding Democracy, Maureen Webb offers another view. Hackers, she argues, can be vital disruptors. Hacking is becoming a

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