The need to learn (Why Hackers rule my world)

Hello from Berlin, Germany, where I will attend the world’s largest congregation of hackers and technology enthusiasts – the 25th Chaos Communication Congress (25C3), which runs from the 27th to the 30th of December.

Shortly before I left, someone asked me a very curious question, which could be paraphrased like this:

“Why do you attend a Hacker conference? How does that help you in your work?”

This long post is my answer to that question.

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