May 22, 2004
Hackers Review

hackers & painters cover

The Wired review of Paul Graham's new book:

Hackers and Painters is not a masterpiece, but it's far from bland match-your-couch art, either. It's a very personal, often illuminating, rather jumbled and only occasionally tedious look at one man's ideas about how to create good things.

They didn't like the part of the book that explains why geeks aren't popular in high school either.

Posted by jjwiseman at May 22, 2004 05:08 PM

It's like every putz has read the book, yet I can't find it on Amazon. Next thing I know, I'll need a secret lisp decoder ring to read all the hidden messages in the book, which can only be obtained by posting enough in comp.lang.lisp.

Posted by: Tayssir John Gabbour on May 22, 2004 11:10 PM

I think most people are commenting on the online versions of his essays. See the 'Essays' link on

Posted by: Luke Gorrie on May 26, 2004 05:07 AM
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