Definitions

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  • adjective computing That can be hacked or broken into; insecure, vulnerable.
  • adjective That lends itself to hacking (technical tinkering and modification); moddable.

Etymologies

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hack +‎ -able

Examples

  • It's a fully programmable and "hackable" Linux computer, equipped with a fast CPU, 128MB RAM, built-in WiFi, rechargeable battery, USB, Ethernet, and a small LCD with button controls.

    Open Source Hardware: A Meme That Won't Die

  • It's a fully programmable and "hackable" Linux computer, equipped with a fast CPU, 128MB RAM, built-in WiFi, rechargeable battery, USB, Ethernet, and a small LCD with button controls.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Touch-screen voting isn\'t the right answer'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'he key difference between touch-screen voting and the optical scanner is that only the scanned system leaves behind an actual record prepared by the voter\'s hand and therefore is not "hackable" in the event a recount is necessary.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Touch-screen voting isn't the right answer

  • Rate It he key difference between touch-screen voting and the optical scanner is that only the scanned system leaves behind an actual record prepared by the voter's hand and therefore is not 'hackable' in the event a recount is necessary.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Touch-screen voting isn't the right answer

  • Sequoia E-vote systems found 'hackable' in PA, testing shut down after machine failures!

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Sequoia E-vote systems found 'hackable' in PA, testing shut down after machine failures!

  • American voters insist that the new Democratic Congress investigates and outlaws the various means of election fraud such as hackable, paperless computer voting machines and maintains free speech on the Internet by supporting 'net-neutrality'.

    The New Democratic Congress Must Demolish the "American Police State" that Bush Is Erecting.

  • OpEdNews - Quicklink: Sequoia E-vote systems found 'hackable' in PA, testing shut down after machine failures!

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Sequoia E-vote systems found 'hackable' in PA, testing shut down after machine failures!

  • As for the broader issue of how "hackable" the system is, I'm not sure yet whether that matters - I suppose it temporarily damages some aspects of the competition, but I'm not sure it will impact real business transactions/specials, as all of these deals seem to require the person to physically be at the venue in order to claim them.

    Waxy.org Links

  • As for the broader issue of how "hackable" the system is, I'm not sure yet whether that matters - I suppose it temporarily damages some aspects of the competition, but I'm not sure it will impact real business transactions/specials, as all of these deals seem to require the person to physically be at the venue in order to claim them.

    Waxy.org Links

  • The best Permalinks are "hackable," meaning a user might modify the link text in their browser to navigate to another section or listing of the weblog.

    Codex - Recent changes [en]

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