Explore where it all began, interviews with retro hackers, the pioneers and forefathers of yesteryear. The true old school hackers amongst our societies have an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. We will dive into fascinating stories that made hacker history.

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Our Recent Episodes

The history of Bill Degnan

March 2021 / Josh Bressers /
Hacker History sits down with Bill Degnan to talk about how he got into computers. Bill started out as as an ice cream man and ended up owning a vintage computer museum. Come for the ice cream, stay for the stories! Show Notes Bill Degnan Degnan Co. Consulting Kennett Classic vintagecomputer.net

The history of D1g1t4l_T3mpl4r

March 2021 / Josh Bressers /
Hacker History sits down with D1g1t4l_T3mpl4r to discuss his hacker story. We learn about how D1g1t4l_T3mpl4r got into hacking, what it was like for a Midwestern hacker in the late 80s and early 90s. We discuss phreaking, hacking, hardware, phones, culture, a message for the newest hackers among us, and more. Cyphercon presentation
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