My Review of Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution by Steven Levy

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is a recently updated and reissued version of Levy’s classic book from 25 years ago. He traces the development of computing from the MIT model railroad club in the late 1950s through Silicon Valley in the 1980s. All of the major figures are covered, and he really brings home what the hacker ethic is about. If you have any interest in the history of computing this is one of those books you have to read




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