Afterwards this boy wanted Steve Jobs to talk with him. Jobs did not respond, but his partner did.
"Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple, who hacked telephone systems early in his career, sent Hotz a congratulatory e-mail. “It was like a story out of a movie of someone who solves an incredible mystery,” Wozniak told me.
This is what gets me:
“I understand the mind-set of a person who wants to do that, and I don’t think of people like that as criminals. In fact, I think that misbehavior is very strongly correlated with and responsible for creative thought.”
oh yeah Painters and Hackers, there is a book that bears that title....What's new? ...How we crimilize the creative mind in favor of the status quo?...Art History is full of "the artist suicided by society" examples...