Hacker

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English.

Noun[edit]

Hacker m ‎(genitive Hackers, plural Hacker)

  1. (Original, Obsolete.) One whom made an innovative change to MIT's Tech Model Railroad Club hardware.[1]
  2. extremely skilled individuals that practiced hardcore programming in FORTRAN and other older languages. [1]
  3. A person who can optimize/condense computer code to fit into available memory. Ex: My hacker friend condensed my code to fit into a 4k EPROM.
  4. Someone who gains unauthorized access to a computer, web site, or file.

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • ^ Steven Levy "Hackers heros of the computer revolution" O'Reilly Media, Inc. (2010) ISBN: 978-1-449-38839-3 page 10