[hackerspaces] bring back the crime - "hacker" is starting to mean "creative entrepeneur"

Simón Weinstein simon at stgomakerspace.com
Mon Sep 21 18:40:28 CEST 2015

>From Chile I share the thought of Michael ; Perhaps the word " hacker"
is still associated with crime , but at least our " makerspaces "
locals have been linked increasingly to entrepreneurship and business
before experimentation and nonsense of yesteryear.

2015-09-21 13:33 GMT-03:00 michael howard <mik.howard at gmail.com>:

> How far are we from "assimilated"?
> From here I am seeing tons and tons of people associating the word
> "hacker" with business concepts.
> "hacker" now invokes associations with "startup", "coworking",
> "hackathon", "creative initiative", and worst of all, "entrepeneur".
> Miss the good old association with crime - it made all these people stay
> very far away.
> At this rate "hacker" will soon mean multi-level-marketing.
> Heck, bring back the criminals, they are more fun than these Avon investor
> hype madness types.
> The only way to keep from being assimilated, is to be bad for their
> ulcers.
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Simón Weinstein

Director de contenido
Stgo. Makerspace
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