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D's opening essay, A Brief History of Hackerdom traces the evolution of programmers serving, mastering and expanding the use of these pieces of digital heavy iron, their increasingly powerful and accessible programming languages and tools, and the birth of primitive networking.
In octal! update: I’ve just discovered this Russian translation of ESR’s A Brief History of Hackerdom.
A Brief History of Hackerdom), the open source development model (