Hacker Culture

Hacker Culture

Douglas Thomas


Douglas Thomas deals an in-depth historical past of this significant and engaging tradition, contrasting mainstream pictures of hackers with an in depth firsthand account of the pc underground. Thomas stories novels and flicks (Neuromancer, WarGames, Hackers, and The Matrix) and divulges modern perspectives of hackers as technological wizards, high-tech pranksters, and digital criminals. Thomas then examines the complaints of Kevin Mitnick and Chris Lamprecht to figure out how hackers are outlined as criminals. Thomas reveals that renowned hacker stereotypes show the public’s anxieties concerning the info age excess of they do the truth of hacking.

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