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Paul Buchheit: Applied Philosophy, a.k.a. "Hacking"
"Not everyone has the hacker mindset (society requires a variety of personalities), but wherever and whenever there were people, there was someone staring into the system, searching for the truth. Some of those people were content to simply find a truth, but others used their discoveries to hack the system, to transform the world. These are the people that created the governments, businesses, religions, and other machines that operate our society, and they necessarily did it by hacking the prior systems. (consider the challenge of establishing a successful new government or religion -- the encumbants won't give up easily)
change  creativity  gamechanging  hacking  hacktivism  via:preoccupations  cv  activism  understanding  deschooling  unschooling  learning  tcsnmy  lcproject  buddhism  hackers  business  philosophy  ideas  paulbuchheit  technology 
october 2009 by robertogreco
Relevant History: Reflections on tinkering
"What is Tinkering? You can define tinkering in part in contrast to other activities. Mitch Resnick, for example, talks about how traditional technology-related planning is top-down, linear, structured, abstract, and rules-based, while tinkering is bottom-up, iterative, experimental, concrete, and object-oriented. (Resnick is very big on creating toys that invite tinkering.)... *
hacking  tinkering  hacktivism  diy  messiness  unschooling  lcproject  tcsnmy  classideas  deschooling  experimentation  learning  technology  cv  glvo  opensource  making  meaning  manualleisure  justintime 
october 2008 by robertogreco

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