March 14, 2001

The Hacker Ethic

Author: JT Smith

"Linus Torvalds says in his Prologue that, for the hacker, "the computer itself is entertainment," meaning that the hacker programs because he finds programming intrinsically interesting, exciting, and joyous." Linux.com hosts an excerpt from chapter one of Pekka Himanen's new book, 'The Hacker Ethic.'

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