Synopses & Reviews
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.
Fascinating...A huge job hugely well done. (The Washington Post)
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.
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.