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Re: How to catch a cracker in the US?
From: William Herrin <bill () herrin us>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:24:54 -0400
On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 3:15 PM, James R Cutler
<james.cutler () consultant com> wrote:
As of early 1960's - See history of WTBS, Ralph Zaorski, Dick Gruen,
Alan Kent, and many others - The then current usage of "hacker" was
simply one who produced a "hack" - an unusual or unexpected design
or configuration or action which either did the same old thing done more
simply/elegantly or which did something new or unexpected altogether.
I'm afraid my google-fu doesn't reach back to the 1960's. You don't
happen to have a handy reference do you?
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