What is a Hacker? Ask One.

What is a Hacker? Ask One.
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I love this pair of “interviews” that hacker legends Mitch Altman and Emmanuel Goldstein gave to the Media Show.

When someone says they are a hacker, what do they mean? Are they just big computer geeks? Are they doing illegal criminal things, breaking in and stealing passwords? Mitch Altman, inventor of the TV-B-Gone, tells us hacking is about thinking differently about the world around you. Featuring the folks at the Noisebridge hackerspace in San Francisco, who show off their projects with bikes, toys, clothes, food, electricity, and even outer space!

BTW, it looks like the Media Show could use a little support to stay running. [via Drew Fustini]

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