Hackers, Heroes of the Computer Revolution Chapters 1 and 2 By Steven Levy PDF

Download Hackers, Heroes of the Computer Revolution Chapters 1 and 2 By Steven Levy PDF book free online – From Hackers, Heroes of the Computer Revolution Chapters 1 and 2 By Steven Levy PDF: The origins and history of electronic intruders that includes the first written “code of ethics” of the computer underground.

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Dick Sunderland Chalk-complexioned MBA who believed that firm managerial bureaucracy was a worth goal, but as president of Sierra On-Line found that hackers didn’t think that way.

Gerry Sussman Young MIT hacker branded “loser” because he smoked a pipe and “munged” his programs; later became “winner” by algorithmic magic.

Margot Tommervik With her husband Al, long-haired Margot parlayed her game show winnings into a magazine that deified the Apple Computer.

Tom Swift Terminal Lee Felsenstein’s legendary, never-to-be-built computer terminal which would give the user ultimate leave to get his hands on the world.

TX-0 Filled a small room, but in the late fifties this $3 million machine was the world’s first personal computer–for the community of MIT hackers that formed around it.

Jim Warren Portly purveyor of “techno-gossip” at Homebrew, he was first editor of hippie-styled Dr. Dobbs Journal, later started the lucrative Computer Faire.

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