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i'm reading the book 'Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution' by Steven Levy and found these nicely condensed description of the original MIT hacker community (TMRC etc etc). i want to bring them up to discuss during the next general assembly, check if our space can stand behind the 'hacker ethics' http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hacker_ethic
* Access to computers—and anything which might teach you something about the way the world works—should be unlimited and total. Always yield to the Hands-On Imperative! * All information should be free. * Mistrust authority—promote decentralization. * Hackers should be judged by their hacking, not criteria such as degrees, age, race, sex, or position. * You can create art and beauty on a computer. * Computers can change your life for the better.