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Here’s a fun conversation from Foo Camp between Dale Dougherty and Steven Levy on the 25th anniversary edition of his ground-breaking book Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution. This is one of those books that changed the direction of my life. How about you?

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


  • jktechwriter

    I have the 1984 version sitting beside me and now I have the 25th anniversary edition. I love this book! I try to read it every other year or so… and I always recommend it quite often. I’ve enjoyed the story it tells since high school.

    If you’ve not read it, hunt down a copy – it’s a great and entertaining history of computing.

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