Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
  • Save
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.


Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply



A Brief Introduction of Hack from its Original Meaning. What is happening in Hong Kong on Hack. …

A Brief Introduction of Hack from its Original Meaning. What is happening in Hong Kong on Hack.

Presentation in Software Freedom Day 2010 Hong Kong

Published in Technology , Health & Medicine
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads


Total Views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide


  • 1. Hack Prepared and Presented by Haggen Released under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong Licence
  • 2. Cap'n Crunch Ref:'n_Crunch
  • 3. Cap'n Crunch (Cont.) John T Drapper Ref:
  • 4. What is Hack? Surprising Result from Simple Means Demonstration of Mastery in the Domain Turkle (1984), p.227
  • 5. The MIT Tradition
  • 6. The MIT Tradition Links
  • 7. Early Hacker Culture Access to computers-and anything which might teach you something about the way the world works - Should be unlimited and total - Always yield to the Hands-On Imperative!
  • 8. Early Hacker Culture All information should be free
  • 9. Early Hacker Culture Mistrust Authority-Promote Decentralization
  • 10. Early Hacker Culture Hackers should be judged by their hacking, not bogus criteria such as degrees, age, race or position
  • 11. Early Hacker Culture You can create art and beauty on a computer
  • 12. Early Hacker Culture Computers can change your life for the better
  • 13. • End of 90s, Most Notable Project - Linux • Eric Raymond – Revenge of the Hackers • Pavlicek (Embracing Insanity, OSS Dev.) – Geek Culture (truth, doing) as core value Relationship to Revival of Free Software Movement
  • 14. Hacking in Hong Kong
  • 15. LifeHack
  • 16. Wikitopia – Urban Invader City Hack Workshop
  • 17. HK Hackerspace
  • 18. akaalias 2006, Cap'n Crunch,, released under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Licence. Webcrunchers International 2007, , used under fair use/dealing. Levy, S. (1984). Hackers: Heroes of The Computer Revolution. Garden City, New York, Anchor Press/Doubleday. Pavlicek, R. C. (2000). Embracing Insanity: Open Source Software Development. Indiana, Sams. Turkle, S. (1984). The Second Self: Computers and the Human Spirit. New York, Simon & Schuster. References