f u r t h e r related
information and perspective
~ Start here. Jason Scott's very large archive of BBS culture is the best primary source for hacker stuff... and it is also one of the coolest spots on the Web.
He writes: "I wasn't a Big Player in the Turning Points of the last 20 years, but I was a good listener and a good watcher, and I hope that what I do bring to you will both excite and intrigue. If you were there, we'll reminisce together. And if you weren't there, do I have a story to tell you....
: The Hacker Quarterly
~ an electronic version of the 2600 Magazine.
: H a c k e r N e w s N e t w o r k
~ "The Hacker News Network's mission is twofold. Our first mission
is to deliver the real news from the computer underground for the computer
underground. .. Our second mission is to report the activities of the underground
without the biases of the mainstream media."
~ "News for nerds. Stuff that matters."
~ "dedicated to bringing you the latest news from the underground and computer
security scene in an accurate and timely manner."
~ Cryptography and why it matters so much.
: Cult of the Dead Cow
~ "Warning: This site may contain explicit descriptions of, or advocate
one or more of the following: adultery, murder, morbid violence, bad grammar,
deviant sexual conduct in violent contexts, or the consumption of alcohol
and illegal drugs. But then again, it may not. Who knows?"
~ Since its inception SRL has operated as an organization of creative
technicians dedicated to re-directing the techniques, tools, and tenets
of industry, science, and the military away from their typical manifestations
in practicality, product or warfare. Since 1979, SRL has staged over 45
mechanized presentations in the United States and Europe.
~ "CTHEORY is an international journal of theory, technology and culture.
Articles, interviews, and key book reviews in contemporary discourse are
published weekly as well as theorisations of major "event-scenes" in the
mediascape. Edited by Arthur and Marilouise Kroker. "
~ "We are a global network of artists, writers, students, educators
and entrepreneurs who want to launch the new social activist movement
of the information age. Our goal is to galvanize resistance against those
who would destroy the environment, pollute our minds and diminish our
Militarily Critical Technologies List
~ "The Militarily Critical Technologies List (MCTL), is a detailed and structured
compendium of the technologies the Department of Defense (DoD) assesses
as critical to maintaining superior United States military capabilities."
mirrored on JYA's Cryptome.
~ "The Experimental Interaction Unit (EIU) is actively engaged in ongoing
research into the physical, aural, visual, and gestural interactions between
humans and machines and the various permutations of those interactions.
In particular we are conducting preliminary investigations into technology
disruption systems (Weapons of Mass Disorientation or WMD) and into various
personal tele-activity enabling devices, specifically systems that facilitate
tele-embodiment, tele-crime, and tele-obliteration. A few of these projects
are listed below."
: Internet/Network Security
~ an introduction to computer security and hacking issues.
~ from FOLDOC, the Free On-Line Dictionary Of Computing.
~ DEF CON Computer Underground Hackers Convention
~ an essay by Hakim Bey.
DangerFinder® : Dangerous Places
~ "The authors and publishers assume no liability nor do they encourage
you to do, see, visit or try any of the activities or actions discussed
in this site. This book is intended for background information only."
Hacker\culture is part of traquileye.com.
Other interesting material can be found in media,