Ratchet RetroCast Ep 60This is our world now… the world of the electron and the switch, the beauty of the baud. One of the main lines from the hacker manifesto. Jack in and take a listen as the RetroCast celebrates the 20th anniversary of one of our favorite movies from the 90’s: Hackers! Q, Strangeway and Old Man Curtis are joined by Paige to see how this movie got an entire generation hooked on computers! HACK THE PLANET!

Show Notes
The Hacker Manifesto, “The Conceince of a Hacker” (1986)
Actual hackers of the 80s and 90s
This is the group that REALLY started l337 speak
The original rock stars of the hacking community
The group that was the inspiration for several of the characters in the film

Final Thoughts
Can’t Stop the Serenity
Sunday in the Park at Oakland Cemetery
1st Annual Spookeasy Electro Swing Atlanta
Steampunk Carnivale
Battle and Brew