Sun Sep 09, 2007 04:01
Hackers aren't magicians; they just like having things their way. To make your computer, Apple TV, or other device work for you doesn't require smoke and mirrors?you just need the right know-how.
Once upon a time, the hacker was a pale, solitary nerd. Armed with his 300-baud modem, soldering iron, and Atari 800, he coded and hacked his way into phone systems, networks, and anywhere else he wasn't supposed to go. The hacker may have been portrayed as socially awkward, but he knew what he wanted and wore his credo on his sleeve for all to see: "Why settle?" Today, you can take the hacker's place. Except for socially, you're just like him; you think the same way he does. After all, you're smarter than most people, you're adept, and you know what you want. Whether it's a faster computer, more features and options, or merely to tinker in order to learn how something works, you hold fast to the same beliefs as the hacker. Today, the hacker is you..........to be cont,... :idea: :idea: