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Hackers: Wizards of the Electronic Age (1984)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary  -  2005 (USA)
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All interviews in this documentary were shot over a long weekend at a 1984 hacker conference by the Whole Earth Catalog editors Stewart Brand and Kevin Kelley in Sausalito, California. The ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bill Atkinson ...
Himself - Designer of 'MacPaint'
Bruce Baumgart ...
Himself - Stanford A.I. Lab Hacker
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Himself - Editor, Whole Earth Software Catalog
Bill Budge ...
Himself - Designer, 'Pinball Construction Set'
Doug Carlston ...
Himself - President, Broderbund Software
Cheshire Catalyst ...
Himself - Reformed Cracker
John Draper ...
Himself - Captain Crunch
Lee Felsenstein ...
Himself - Designer, Osborne Computer
Andrew Fluegelman ...
Himself - Designer of 'PC Talk' (archive footage)
Richard Greenblatt ...
Himself - Early M.I.T. Hacker
Andy Hertzfeld ...
Himself - Macintosh Programmer; Designer of 'Switcher'
David Hughes ...
Himself - Bulletin Board Operator
Susan Kare ...
Herself - Macintosh Artist
Steven Levy ...
Himself - Journalist, Author of 'Hackers'
Tony Russomanno ...
Himself - Narrator (voice)
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All interviews in this documentary were shot over a long weekend at a 1984 hacker conference by the Whole Earth Catalog editors Stewart Brand and Kevin Kelley in Sausalito, California. The event itself (the hacker conference) was inspired by Steven Levy's classic book "Hackers - Heroes of the Computer Revolution". Written by Carsten Cumbrowski

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