Saturday, 10 September 2011

10 Hackers Who Made History

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The computer world has a rich history of hackers who steered the progress of computer science and gave shape to computers, the internet, and networking as we see it today - in some cases single-handedly. While the term 'hacker' today carries a negative connotation of an ill-intentioned computer genius, that's only a small portion of what the word really means.

There are hackers behind internet mayhem, thievery, and chaos, but there are also hackers who use their computer savvy for good. There's also a different kind of hacker entirely: the tinkerer. They all played parts, big and small, in creating the computer world as it exists today.

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