Convenor - Gabriella Coleman
Hackers: They everywhere and yet everywhere misunderstood. What makes them tick? What makes them tock? Why are they relevant to Digital Humanities? Gabriella Coleman, Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy will be kicking off a discussion about hackers, their history, culture, and politics in light of her recently published book on the topic, Coding Freedom and various so-called hacking cases that have recently hit the news.
- Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking: Introduction http://gabriellacoleman.org/Coleman-Coding-Freedom.pdf
- Ham Sandwich Nation: Due Process When Everything is a Crime http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2203713
- When did it become wrong to punish hackers http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/editorials/when-did-it-become-wrong-to-punish-hackers/article7654240/
Everyone welcome, but space is limited! Please RSVP to digital.humanities [at] mcgill.ca