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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  - Max Lybbert - Goodreads

Why didn't O'Reilly bother to edit out the unneeded phrases like "known to man" ("the best computer in the world known to man")? A decent editor could have cut 20% out of this book, and made it much ... Read full review

Review: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

User Review  - Jeff Stockett - Goodreads

This book was a lot of fun. It tells the true story of how the computer revolution began and grew. It begins with the Tech Model Railroad club at MIT and ends with the explosion of gaming and home ... Read full review

Review: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

User Review  - Morgan - Goodreads

Hackers: The First Computer Revolution. _*_ Note: There are a lot of players in this story, its history, so I'm not going to go into detail about the who's who that plays a part. Its probably pretty ... Read full review

Review: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

User Review  - Elin - Goodreads

I don't usually review before finishing but I'm not sure I'll get through this one so might as well. It's a bloated and repetitive book that focuses on a very specific area and drags it out as far as ... Read full review

Review: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

User Review  - Arjen - Goodreads

This is a really good book. Goes deep into the roots of the hacker movement, way back to the model railroad club at MIT in the 50's. The book describes various 'heroes' in several stages of the hacker ... Read full review

Review: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

User Review  - Robb Fitzsimmons - Goodreads

Really really enjoyed this. So many places around Cambridge and Palo Alto had new history after I finished. 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


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