12 Views on What is a Hacker?

December 1st, 2014

Mainstream perception of “hacking” ranges from the criminal (electronic mischief, theft, vandalism and, increasingly, “cyberterrorism“), to the crafty (clever tricks like life-hackswork-hacks and brain-hacks). But to us, a hacker is someone who finds ingenious ways around obstacles. In What is a Hacker? Steve Levy of Medium’s Backchannel blog shares views on the word’s meaning by twelve influential people involved in technology.