Mark Calleja takes you back to the origins of the word ‘Hacker’, and how the mainstream media have hijacked it to mean something ugly and terrifying. In 20 slides, watch as MrC takes you from the first ever ‘hack’ in 1903 all the way up to the crime gangs of the 21st century and looks toward the future of hacking and cyber-security.
VIEW SIMILAR PRESENTATIONS
Hacking Your Education
BY ISAAC SANDERS
@ JUNE TABLE TALKS
ON JUN 13, 2013
Isaac Sanders has worked for 6 software companies in the past 2 years, is going to be a Sophomore at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in the Fall and is only 19 years old. He is a Software Craftsman, a Voracious Learner, and an Open Source Contributor.
Civic Hacking For A Better Tomorrow
BY GARRETT WILKIN
@ VOL 7
ON FEB 22, 2013
Most of society defines hackers as computer geniuses who can limitlessly explore the techniological world against all set rules for their own purposes. However, Garrett Wilkin shows how there is another side to hacking that is used for the greater good. With the creation of the Maine Hacker Club, he hopes to join the technical minds of the region to help with the technological issues that are affecting his community.
BY PAOLA VILLAREAL
@ VOL 37
ON SEP 25, 2014
Paola Villarreal is an inveterate self taught person, she has specialized on the design and development of internet systems for 13 years. She is the creator of ECOBICI app for Android and iOS and she will explore the possibilities of hacking everyday life for the benefit of citizens.
Painting, Sculpting, and Singing in Code
BY DAVID GUIDA & SARAH NAQVI SARAH NAQVI
@ VOL 8
ON SEP 25, 2015
David Guida and Sarah Naqvi wear a lot of hats... but the hat they love most is their "teacher hats." They are thinkers, creators, and leaders in a medley of grassroots organizations that promote good things happening for young people and tech. They talk passionately about their initiations into coding, why digital literacy is important, and the directions we see it moving in the future.
What is the History of Technology and Why Is It Important?
BY JONATHAN COOPERSMITH
@ VOL 6
ON MAR 01, 2016
Presenter Jonathan Coopersmith, Associate Professor of History at Texas A&M University, talks about the progression of technology and its uses- good, bad, or ugly.