Hackers | Heroes of the Computer Revolution | Complete Guide!

Hackers, Heroes of the Computer Revolution

  • Who’s Who
  • The Wizards and their Machines
  • Bob Albrecht
  • Found of People’s Computer Company who took visceral pleasure
  • in exposing youngsters to computers.
  • Altair 8800
  • The pioneering microcomputer that galvanized hardware hackers.
  • Building this kit made you learn hacking. Then you tried to
  • figure out what to DO with it.
  • Apple II ][
  • Steve Wozniak’s friendly, flaky, good-looking computer,
  • wildly successful and the spark and soul of a thriving industry.
  • Atari 800
  • This home computer gave great graphics to game hackers like John Harris,
  • though the company that made it was loath to tell you how it worked.
  • Bob and Carolyn Box
  • World-record-holding gold prospectors turned software stars,
  • working for Sierra On-Line.
  • Doug Carlston
  • Corporate lawyer who chucked it all to form the Broderbund
  • software company.
  • Bob Davis
  • Left job in liquor store to become best-selling author
  • of Sierra On-Line computer game “Ulysses and the Golden Fleece.”
  • Success was his downfall.
  • Peter Deutsch
  • Bad in sports, brilliant at math, Peter was still in short pants
  • when he stubled on the TX-0 at MIT–and hacked it
  • along with the masters.
  • Steve Dompier
  • Homebrew member who first made the Altair sing,
  • and later wrote the “Targe” game on the Sol
  • which entranced Tom Snyder.
  • John Draper
  • The notorious “Captain Crunch” who fearlessly explored
  • the phone systems, got jailed, hacked microprocessors.

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