hackers are people too

Are they?

Of course they are. They're people, like any brand of geeks. Kind of like movie geeks, really.

Hackers Are People Too is actually a documentary produced by hackers; it premiered at this year's DefCon in Las Vegas.

As I'm not very familiar with that particular subculture, the movie appealed to the Discovery Channel in me. It was interesting... and educational... but perhaps a hazard of a movie produced by its subject is that it came off as a little self-serving. I'm thinking the goal of the film was to humanize hackers to the general public, but in all honesty, hackers would probably enjoy it more than any other group of people.

Still, it's fairly interesting, and less than an hour. If you swing that way, you can get it for $10 here.
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4 Response to "hackers are people too"

  1. valis says:
    August 29, 2008 at 8:31 AM


  2. elgringo says:
    August 31, 2008 at 9:47 AM

    I already saw a movie about hackers. It was called 'Hackers.' I loved it. Haha.

    Thanks for the heads up on this doc.

  3. Jess says:
    August 31, 2008 at 1:51 PM

    Not having that many computer skills, I don't get the high of hacking. Mostly I think hackers are pretty evil to torture the rest of us with problems

  4. DUSHY'S WORLD says:
    September 1, 2008 at 3:35 PM

    Hey.. have been goin thru ur blog since a couple of weeks now. Pretty interestin stuffin there. Gud work..think u shd book a button on www.blogertize.in under the "Showbiz" segment. The content is quite rich.. think it’ll give u sum more exposure once it launches in Dec for visitors
    Cheerz and keep up the gud work

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