Exploding the Phone: The Untold Story of the Teenagers and Outlaws Who Hacked Ma Bell
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 64 kb/s (1 ch) | Duration: 12:09:32 | ISBN-10: N/A | ASIN: B00DWH5CN8 | 2013 | 333 MB
Before smartphones, back even before the Internet and personal computer, a misfit group of technophiles, blind teenagers, hippies, and outlaws figured out how to hack the world's largest machine: the telephone system. Starting with Alexander Graham Bell's revolutionary "harmonic telegraph", by the middle of the 20th century the phone system had grown into something extraordinary, a web of cutting-edge switching machines and human operators that linked together millions of people like never before. But the network had a billion-dollar flaw, and once people discovered it, things would never be the same.