"Hacking" these days - purpose?

Donald Eastlake d3e3e3 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 04:26:14 UTC 2020

On Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 12:10 PM Miles Fidelman <mfidelman at meetinghouse.net>

> David Bass wrote:
> > It becomes more clear when you think about the options out there, and
> > get a little creative.  Now a days it’s definitely chess that’s being
> > played.
> And here I thought the purpose of hacking is (still) having fun - you
> know... hacking.
> As to chess... I've begun to think that the game to master is now Go...
> capturing territory, not pieces, and instantaneous global state changes.


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Miles Fidelman
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> In practice, there is.  .... Yogi Berra
> Theory is when you know everything but nothing works.
> Practice is when everything works but no one knows why.
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> nothing works and no one knows why.  ... unknown
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