This is our world now The world of the electron and the switch, the beauty of the baud.
Never send a boy to do a woman’s job, Irma.” - Payton Kendall
Never send a boy to do a woman's job.
When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man I put away childish things because. wow, then I could afford much *better* childish things!
Of all the things I've lost I miss my mind the most.
It is only the inadequacy of the criminal code that saves the hackers from very serious prosecution.
Should we fear hackers? Intention is at the heart of this discussion.
Are hackers a threat? The degree of threat presented by any conduct, whether legal or illegal, depends on the actions and intent of the individual and the harm they cause.
Of all the things I've lost, I miss my mind the most [borrowed from Mark Twain]
Berkeley hackers liked to see themselves as rebels against soulless corporate empires.
For the first time, individual hackers could afford to have home machines comparable in power and storage capacity to the minicomputers of ten years earlier - Unix engines capable of supporting a full development environment and talking to the Internet.
Younger hackers are hard to classify. They're probably just as diverse as the old hackers are. We're all over the map.
The workstation-class machines built by Sun and others opened up new worlds for hackers.
While many hackers have the knowledge, skills, and tools to attack computer systems, they generally lack the motivation to cause violence or severe economic or social harm.
I seem to be getting a lot of things pushed my way that are strong women. It's like people see Hackers and they send me offers to play tough women with guns, the kind who wear no bra and a little tank top. I'd like to play strong women who are also very feminine.
See, unlike most hackers, I get little joy out of figuring out how to install the latest toy.
While the vast majority of hackers may be disinclined towards violence, it would only take a few to turn cyber terrorism into reality.
Well, take the evolution of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. It began as hackers' rights. Then it became general civil liberties of everybody - government stay away.
Being able to break security doesn't make you a hacker anymore than being able to hotwire cars makes you an automotive engineer.
It is not just software glitches and corrupted memory cards that should be on the minds of election officials. Hackers pose another very real problem whereby an election could be tilted towards a favored candidate.