Don Quixote

Don Quixote of the Hackers – or – A Hacker Past His Prime

February 9, 1998

By Richard Thieme – 1998 Processing power is dirt cheap and the Feds are crawling all over the Net. So why did Aaron Blosser hack US West to solve a 17th century math problem? “Why not?” The question hangs in the air, a timid koan posed by a 28-year-old programmer sitting in his apartment in […]

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