Hacker: Prequel

4.10 Hacker approach [10]

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1. “a belief that even though you may not know all of what you need to solve a problem, if you tackle just a piece of it and learn from that, you’ll learn enough to solve the next piece – and so on, until you’re done.”

–Eric S. Raymond’s How To Become A Hacker

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1.5 “a belief that

even though you may not know all of what you need to solve a problem,

if you tackle just a piece of it and

learn from that,

you’ll learn enough

to solve the next piece

– and so on,

until you’re done.”

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10 Hacker here means a highly skilled programmer, not a computer criminal.

“In academia, a “hacker” is a person who follows a spirit of playful cleverness and enjoys programming.”

– Wikipedia on Hacker (academia)

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