Thanks for sending. Interesting. And yet, they don't cover this
definition of Hacks, which is the journalist part of Hacks/Hackers.
reporters, flacks as pr types). I personally wish the org had a
different name. It is definitely a vague and misunderstood term. But
I didn't name it. I do support the mission wholeheartedly, though.
On 9/25/11 8:31 PM, Karen Kreps wrote:
I heard this on NPR today and
thought many on this list might want to listen.
This year we've heard
stories about hacking, from The News of the World scandal
to the exploits of groups like Anonymous and Lulzsec. But the way the media uses
the word hack diverges sharply from the way it's used by
actual hackers. On the Media Producer Alex Goldman explores
the history of the word and how its meaning has shifted over
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