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Hacking : digital media and technological determinism

Author: Tim Jordan
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2008.
Series: Digital media and society series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This book provides an introduction to the community of hackers and an analysis of the meaning of hacking in twenty-first century societies."--BOOK JACKET.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Jordan
ISBN: 9780745639710 0745639712 9780745639727 0745639720
OCLC Number: 228275783
Description: vi, 160 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The hack --
Cracking : black hats on the Internet --
Free software and open source : collaboration, objects and property --
Hacking the social : hacktivism, cyberwar, cyberterror, cybercrime --
Hacking the non-hack : creative commons, hackers who don't programme, programming proletariat, hacking sub-cultures and nerds and geeks --
The meaning of hacking.
Series Title: Digital media and society series.
Other Titles: Digital media and technological determinism
Responsibility: Tim Jordan.

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Hacking provides an introduction to the community of hackers and an analysis of the meaning of hacking in twenty-first century societies. One the one hand, hackers infect the computers of the world,  Read more...
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"Will hackers be the nemesis, or the agents of pro-social innovations of the network society? While stating his affinity to central tenets of the hacker community, Tim Jordan provides a well-grounded Read more...

 
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