Hacker Culture

A hacker is an adherent of the subculture that originally emerged in academia in the 1960s, around the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)'s Tech Model Railroad Club (TMRC) and MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.A hacker is one who enjoys the intellectual challenge of creatively overcoming and circumventing limitations of programming systems and who tries to extend their capabilities The act of engaging in activities (such as programming or other media) in a spirit of playfulness and exploration is termed hacking. However the defining characteristic of a hacker is not the activities performed themselves (e.g.
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  • Facebook Highlights 2014 Hacks

    … processing unit) consumption through adaptable decision logic and smarter distribution. In initial tests for one cluster, Autoscale led to a 27 percent power savings around midnight, and the average power saving over a 24-hour cycle was about 10 percent to 15 percent for different Web clusters. Drone hacks: Knowing a hackathon was on the horizon, our…

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  • Basic hacking skills

    … To be a good hacker there is some basic skills that you need to have and work on before you can dream of calling yourself a hacker. The hacker attitude is vital, but skills are even more vital. 1. Learn how to program. One of the things that you need to know or learn is programming languages. As a real hacker you must know how to read and write…

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