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The Resource Hacker culture, Douglas Thomas

Hacker culture, Douglas Thomas

Label
Hacker culture
Title
Hacker culture
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Thomas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Demonized by governments and the media as criminals, glorified within their own subculture as outlaws, hackers have played a major role in the short history of computers and digital culture-and have continually defied our assumptions about technology and secrecy through both legal and illicit means. In Hacker Culture, Douglas Thomas provides an in-depth history of this important and fascinating subculture, contrasting mainstream images of hackers with a detailed firsthand account of the computer underground. Addressing such issues as the commodification of the hacker ethos by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, the high-profile arrests of prominent hackers, and conflicting self-images among hackers themselves, Thomas finds that popular hacker stereotypes reflect the public's anxieties about the information age far more than they do the reality of hacking
Member of
Cataloging source
Nz
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomas, Douglas
Dewey number
306.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.9.M65
LC item number
T456 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computer programming
  • Hackers
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Hackers
  • Computer programming
  • Hacking
  • Databescherming
Label
Hacker culture, Douglas Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-250) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The evolution of the hacker -- Hacking culture -- Hacking as the performance of technology: reading the "Hacker manifesto" -- Hacking in the 1990s -- Hacking representation -- Representing hacker culture: reading Phrack -- (Not) Hackers: subculture, style, and media incorporation -- Hacking law -- Technology and punishment: the juridical construction of the hacker -- Epilogue: Kevin Mitnick and Chris Lamprecht
Control code
228143274
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816652969
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
X3500306
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbhj6c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)228143274
Label
Hacker culture, Douglas Thomas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-250) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The evolution of the hacker -- Hacking culture -- Hacking as the performance of technology: reading the "Hacker manifesto" -- Hacking in the 1990s -- Hacking representation -- Representing hacker culture: reading Phrack -- (Not) Hackers: subculture, style, and media incorporation -- Hacking law -- Technology and punishment: the juridical construction of the hacker -- Epilogue: Kevin Mitnick and Chris Lamprecht
Control code
228143274
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816652969
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
X3500306
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbhj6c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)228143274

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