Programmers, Hackers and Hacks: the people and practices behind our machines

Episode 1: Introducing the Hacker

March 24, 2020 Paula Bialski Season 1 Episode 1
Programmers, Hackers and Hacks: the people and practices behind our machines
Episode 1: Introducing the Hacker
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Programmers, Hackers and Hacks: the people and practices behind our machines
Episode 1: Introducing the Hacker
Mar 24, 2020 Season 1 Episode 1
Paula Bialski

One of the centres of power in our societies lies in the hands of the hackers and programmers building and running the foundations we stand on. In this first episode, I will talk about the many faces of the hacker and why our reliance on them makes it increasingly important to learn about them.

References for this episode:
Magee, L., & Rossiter, N. (2015). Service Orientations. Data, Institutions, Labor., in Kaldrack, I., & Leeker, M. There is no Software, there are just Services. Luneburg, meson press.
see: https://meson.press/books/there-is-no-software-there-are-just-services/

Latour, B., (1999). Pandora’s Hope: Essays on the Reality of Science Studies. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. 

Show Notes

One of the centres of power in our societies lies in the hands of the hackers and programmers building and running the foundations we stand on. In this first episode, I will talk about the many faces of the hacker and why our reliance on them makes it increasingly important to learn about them.

References for this episode:
Magee, L., & Rossiter, N. (2015). Service Orientations. Data, Institutions, Labor., in Kaldrack, I., & Leeker, M. There is no Software, there are just Services. Luneburg, meson press.
see: https://meson.press/books/there-is-no-software-there-are-just-services/

Latour, B., (1999). Pandora’s Hope: Essays on the Reality of Science Studies. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.