The MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award: $250K for "disobedience for the benefit of society"


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"disobedience for the benefit of society"

60 years and counting!


…what? (9)


What? What?


principles of nonviolent disobedience

Oh shit! I didn’t see that. 9 out of 10 times is a good track record, for me…


Of course, disobeying the principles only increases your chance for the award.


(non violently, of course)


What’s the story with Bunnie Huang?


Dear Reader,

No Starch Press and I have decided to release this free ebook version of Hacking the Xbox in honor of Aaron Swartz. As you read this book, I hope that you’ll be reminded of how important freedom is to the hacking community and that you’ll be inclined to support the causes that Aaron believed in.

I agreed to release this book for free in part because Aaron’s treatment by MIT is not unfamiliar to me. In this book, you will find the story of when I was an MIT graduate student, extracting security keys from the original Microsoft Xbox. You’ll also read about the crushing disappointment of receiving a letter from MIT legal repudiating any association with my work, effectively leaving me on my own to face Microsoft.


… with a coconut? (Yes, there is a video with that- Not linking it because it’s not entirely work safe, and well, at work and whatnot. :slight_smile: )


“Be disobedient!”



Would downloading JSTOR academic articles qualify?

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