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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - epersonae - LibraryThing

I'm still sort of processing this book a week later. All the status updates I posted are notes I wrote on paper while I was reading, alas I ran out of scraps while sick in bed, somewhere around pg 350 ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - co_coyote - LibraryThing

This is the 25th Anniversary Edition of this venerable book, and well worth reading again! We just celebrated the 30th anniversary of the IBM Personal PC and this book is all about the people whose ... Read full review

Review: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

User Review  - Jared - Goodreads

The most recent edition of this book covers various important time periods in the history of personal computing (from the 50s to the 80s), along with two subsequent updates (the most recent one in ... Read full review

Review: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

User Review  - Eric Shamow - Goodreads

Hackers is a classic work of computer journalism. In 1982-3, Steven Levy discovered what he termed the "Hacker Ethic" - a code of conduct around information sharing that is still entirely recognizable ... Read full review

Review: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

User Review  - Brett Stevens - Goodreads

This is a book about the early age of hacking before computers controlled so much of our world that "hacking" became a science of exploitation. This is the original meaning of hacking, which is to ... Read full review

Review: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

User Review  - Kam-Yung Soh - Goodreads

A wonderful look at the early days of computing when computers were waiting to be used and hackers were the people who would push them to the limits and make them available to all. This is an updated ... Read full review

Review: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

User Review  - David Robins - Goodreads

Some of this, eg, about the TMRC, I had read elsewhere (in Where Wizards Stay Up Late, among others, although it was more about Unix and the Internet). But I was especially interested in the home ... Read full review

Review: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

User Review  - Connor - Goodreads

Part exciting adventure, part depressing commentary about society. I was awed by the First Generation of Hackers, and slightly depressed by the other two... Read full review

Review: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

(4.0) The Hacker Pantheon Really cool sketches of the hackers we know (or didn't) from early days at MIT up through the dawn of the personal computer. There were a few oddities (claiming brøderbund ... Read full review

Review: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

User Review  - Vladimir - Goodreads

A great book about the history of hackers (from PDP hacking at MIT to hardware hackers (Altair..Apple II) to Sierra On-Line). It was quite a fascinating read - being published in 1984, it covers ... Read full review


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