How the word 'hacker' got corrupted

Posted by bob on Jul 9, 2013 12:53 PM EDT
Sydney Morning Herald; By Hayden Walles
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Hacker: It sounds vicious and destructive, just like the malevolent electronic villains it is used to describe. Yet this sense of the term is surprisingly new and, what's more, is completely at odds with the original meaning that arose within computer science...

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Sad, but probably true djohnston 4 593 Jul 16, 2013 11:52 AM

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