COM 473

Information. Materiality. 3Dprinting.

More Hacking

Tuesday, April 21

  • If you have not already, read Hacker Culture Introduction, Chapter 1 & 2.
  • As Jessica points out you can get the book thru JSTOR as long as you are on the SJU network (logged into the library).
  • Keywords: subculture, War Games, Computer Worm, Hacker Manifesto
  • Bring to class the three “Hacker Profiles” you worked on in class, also write your additional one “Hacker Profile.”
  • Finally you should ask 10 people to describe what it means to be a “Hacker.” Ask them to give you ten words to describe a “hacker” also pick people from different demographic groups.
  • The extra “hacker profile” and answers to the questions you ask 10 people you should add to your reading notes, and print out and bring to class with you.


  • Print anytime during the week 9-4, or Friday morning.
  • Keep in mind that you only have two weeks left of printing.

Final Papers

  • Start working on the rough draft of your final paper. Remember the first draft is due on April 28th in class.