I hate this ^^^.
The meaning of the term “hacker” has been debated for-almost-ever, and while the debate rages on, I’d like to think that as time goes by, an all-encompassing definition may arise.
This article first appeared in 2600: The Hacker Quarterly in the Autumn 2017 edition. Everyone has an origin story. Every hacker has an origin story. Mine started simply enough. My first computer was a Tandy from Radio Shack, running a now crude looking Windows 3.1 “Operating Environment”. Windows wasn’t an Operating System at the time. […]