Hacker practice

  title={Hacker practice},
  author={E. Gabriella Coleman and Alexander N. Golub},
  journal={Anthropological Theory},
  pages={255 - 277}
Past literature tends towards dichotomous representations of computer hackers as either unhealthy young men engaged in bold tournaments of sinister hacking or visionaries whose utopian technological lifestyle has the potential to disrupt the pathologies of capitalism and modernity more generally. In contrast, this article examines the heterogeneous nature of hacker sociality in order to more adequately portray the complex topography of hacker morality and liberalism. We distinguish between and… 

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