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Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

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A mere fifteen years ago, computer nerds were seen as marginal weirdos, outsiders whose world would never resonate with the mainstream. That was before one pioneering work documented the underground computer revolution that was about to change our world forever. With groundbreaking profiles of Bill Gates, Steve Wozniak, MIT's Tech Model Railroad Club, and more, Steven Levy's Hackers brilliantly captured a seminal moment when the risk-takers and explorers were poised to conquer twentieth-century America's last great frontier. And in the Internet age, the hacker ethic-first espoused here-is alive and well.

Synopsis:

With profiles of Bill Gates, Steve Wozniak, MIT's Tech Model Railroad Club, and more, this book captures a seminal moment when the risk takers and explorers were poised to conquer 20th-century America's last frontier. And, in the Internet age, "the hacker ethic" - espoused here - is alive and well.

Synopsis:

With groundbreaking profiles of computer pioneers such as Bill Gates, Steve Wozinak, MIT's Tech Model Railroad Club, and more, "Hackers" captures a seminal moment with risk-takers and explorers who were poised to conquer 20th century America's last great frontier.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141000510
Author:
Levy, Steven
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
Electronic digital computers
Subject:
Computer Industry
Subject:
Computer programming
Subject:
Computer hackers
Subject:
Suspense
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series Volume:
124-00
Publication Date:
20010101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
7.41x5.10x1.09 in. .78 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 464 pages Penguin Putnam - English 9780141000510 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , With profiles of Bill Gates, Steve Wozniak, MIT's Tech Model Railroad Club, and more, this book captures a seminal moment when the risk takers and explorers were poised to conquer 20th-century America's last frontier. And, in the Internet age, "the hacker ethic" - espoused here - is alive and well.
"Synopsis" by , With groundbreaking profiles of computer pioneers such as Bill Gates, Steve Wozinak, MIT's Tech Model Railroad Club, and more, "Hackers" captures a seminal moment with risk-takers and explorers who were poised to conquer 20th century America's last great frontier.

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