Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

  • von Steven Levy
  • Sprecher: Mike Chamberlain
  • 20 Std. 29 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

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 from noteworthy hackers such as Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Stallman, and Steve Wozniak, Hackers is a fascinating story that begins in early computer research labs and leads to the first home computers.
Levy profiles the imaginative brainiacs who found clever and unorthodox solutions to computer engineering problems. They had a shared sense of values, known as "the hacker ethic" that still thrives today. Hackers captures a seminal period in recent history when underground activities blazed a trail for today's digital world, from MIT students finagling access to clunky computer-card machines to the DIY culture that spawned the Altair and the Apple II.

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Great insight into the history of computers

Great insight into the history of computers and programming with am emphasis on the people behind.
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- Jens Bongartz

the Jedi-Hackers ...

Written in the late 80ies, with no knowledge what we will see in the 21st century. It is like the Jedi-warriors with their hacker ethics and the wish to explore the possibilites of the computer. In this time the hack was a term for a good thing, for innovation, for creativity, for a fair fight between the best ... today we understand hackers as criminals, it is like they are from the dark side of the power ... like in Star Wars ... thanks to the Jedi-Hackers, you created the foundation of our today's world and you had the ethics we are missing today ... read books, it is killing ignorance ...
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- Alexander

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  • Erscheinungsdatum: 10.11.2015
  • Verlag: Audiobooks.com Publishing