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Nightwork : a history of hacks and pranks at MIT

Author: T F Peterson; Eric Bender; MIT Museum.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011.
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A lively introduction to MIT hacks, from the police car on the Great Dome to the abduction of the Caltech cannon.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Humor
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Peterson, T.F.
Nightwork.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010032678
(OCoLC)657080101
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T F Peterson; Eric Bender; MIT Museum.
ISBN: 9780262295758 026229575X 9780262296519 0262296519
OCLC Number: 733263191
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 232 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: ""Cover ""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Campus Map""; ""Introduction/Hacking 1.000H""; ""Hack, Hacker, Hacking""; ""Hacking Into the New Millennium""; ""Where No Cow Has Gone Before""; ""Auto Industry""; ""Domework""; ""Intriguing Hacks to Fascinate People""; ""Greener Pastures""; ""Making an Entrance""; """"All Mondays Should Be So Beautiful""""; ""Form + Function = Hack""; ""Campus Commentary""; ""A Sign of the Times""; ""The Numbers Game""; ""Beyond Recognition""; ""Object Lessons""; ""Worth a Thousand Words""; ""Teaching a Nation to Make Snow""; """"Please Wait to Be Served"""" ""When MIT Won the Harvard�Yale Game""""Because It's There""; ""Zen and the Art of Hacking""; ""Glossary of MIT Vernacular""; ""Sources""; ""Photo Credits""; ""Index of Hacks""
Other Titles: Night work :
History of hacks and pranks at MIT
Responsibility: T.F. Peterson ; with a new essay by Eric Bender.

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Nightwork. .. shows that students just want to have fun, especially engineering and technology students. Publishers Weekly A reminder that it is up to each generation to go where no man has gone Read more...

 
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