Tag: hackers

  • Hacking culture

    I’ve always thought that the term “the cultural sector” was a bit disingenuous, because it makes the assumption that science, engineering and everything else under its umbrella can’t for some reason be a part of “culture”. Ditto “creatives”: it doesn’t take much thought to disprove the conceit, but theatre, music, fiction writing and so on […]

  • There ought to be a web hacker Oscars

    Congratulations to all the winners at last night’s Academy Awards. I haven’t managed to see Black Swan yet, but I will before the week is out. So here’s a thought: there should be a web hacker equivalent. No, not the Webby Awards, nor the Crunchies, but a bona fide celebration of bedroom hackers, coffee shop […]