Hacker best practices, attributes included
Co-Founder of OverClock, Angel Hack & Hackathon.io, Coding & Hacking Expert
The six hacker principles are pragmatism, resourcefulness, focus, velocity, speed, and fun.
Lesson: Intro to Hacking with Greg Osuri
Step: #9 The Principals: Hacker best practices, attributes included
Principles of a hacker are being pragmatic, being resourceful, keeping the end goal in mind, what you're trying to achieve and trying to get there as fast as possible and maintain the velocity, I think are the core four features. Also having fun while doing it.
The difference between a career programmer versus a hacker . . . I'm not saying that hackers are not career programmer, but the core difference is that hackers hack for fun, and others may not hack for fun – or may not code for fun.