February 23, 2011
"Hacker" originally meant someone who wrote jaw-droppingly impressive code. In the '80s, journalists turned the term into something nefarious when they reported on hacker-wannabee kids who broke into systems. I've always aspired to be the former.
Yes and no. I've got some ideas, but nothing that's currently a real project.
I'm a software engineer whose focus for the past decade has been the LAMP stack. Prior to that I've worked in Java, C++, C, and assembler, and done a fair bit of low-level X11 along the way.