Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

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  • The Importance Of An Information Security Analyst

    away on his computer to put up firewalls. Me and my dad would always go to the cafe downstairs and he would bring his laptop so I could play…

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  • Steven Levy: Hacker Ethics

    Being a hacker has evolved through the centuries. Recent past indicates a hacker as a person that gets into the system of a company or individual in order to obtain information, or to damage the computer. However, in Steven Levy’s text, he indicates a hacker as someone who is trying to push the limits farther, as being a visionary or adventurer. What Steven tried to accomplish was to bring forward the contributions that these innovators laid the foundation for. He was not trying to tell the…

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  • Summary: Heroes Of The Computer Revolution

    Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution is a book written by Steven Levy about the early days and what he defined as “True Hackers”. This book starts off talking about the Tech Model Railroad Club in the 1950s all the way to the “Gamer Hackers” of the 1980s. It describes the different equipment that was used during the periods, the skills of the hackers, and the reasons they either became hackers or was interested in computers. Hackers in today’s society are not the same as in the 1950s. …

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  • Ethical Theories Of Kantianism And Utilitarianism

    Schoeman, F.: Introduction. In: Philosophical Dimensions of Privacy: An Anthology, ed. Schoeman, F. (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 1984) 2. Brey, P.: The Importance of Privacy in the Workplace. In: The Ethics of Privacy in the Workplace, ed S. O. Hansson, S., Palm, E. (Peter Lang, Brussels, 2005) pp. 97-118 3. Moor, J.: Towards a Theory of Privacy for the Information Age. Computers and Society 27(3), 27-32 (1997) 4. Westin, A.: Privacy and Freedom (Atheneum, New York,…

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