Steven Levy - Hackers

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Steven Levy - Hackers

Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution
by Steven Levy
PDF | English | 367 pages| 2 MB

Steven Levy's classic book explains why the misuse of the word "hackers" to describe computer criminals does a terrible disservice to many important shapers of the digital revolution. Levy follows members of an MIT model railroad club from the late 1950s to the mid-1980s. These eccentric characters used the term "hack" to describe a clever way of improving the electronic system that ran their massive railroad. And as they started designing clever ways to improve computer systems, "hack" moved over with them… The book traces the history of hackers, from finagling access to clunky computer-card-punching machines to uncovering the inner secrets of what would become the Internet. This story of brilliant, eccentric, and often funny …
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Same autrhor, another book named CRYPTO uploaded yesterday - here