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By Pekka Himanen, Manuel Castells, Linus Torvalds

You can be a hacker and never even are aware of it. Being a hacker has not anything to do with cyberterrorism, and it doesn’t even inevitably relate to the open-source flow. Being a hacker has extra to do together with your underlying assumptions approximately rigidity, time administration, paintings, and play. It’s approximately harmonizing the rhythms of your inventive paintings with the rhythms of the remainder of your existence so they magnify one another. it's a essentially new paintings ethic that's revolutionizing the best way company is being performed round the world.

Without hackers there will be no common entry to email, no web, no world-wide-web, however the hacker ethic has unfold a long way past the realm of desktops. it's a frame of mind, a philosophy, in keeping with the values of play, ardour, sharing, and creativity, that has the capability to augment each individual’s and company’s productiveness and competitiveness. Now there's a better desire than ever for entrepreneurial versatility of the kind that has made hackers crucial innovators of our day. Pekka Himanen exhibits how all of us could make use of this ongoing transformation within the means we process our operating lives.

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