What will you learn?

  • • Understand why the author believes that launching a startup is one of the most likely ways a hacker can become rich and have what he wants by doing what he really likes
  • • A good programming language is one that meets the needs of the hacker, regardless of whether they are more popular or rarer
  • • Know that, in setting up a startup, the end user has to be the centerpiece of your mind
  • • Learn that the hacker is not the person who invades your computer and spreads viruses and malware over the Internet, but an exceptional programmer
  • • According to Paul, a hacker looks much more like a painter than a software engineer
  • • The hacker rebellion turns out to be an advantage by developing an ability to question consolidated ideas and thus create innovative ideas

Who wrote the book?

Paul Graham é programador, escritor e investidor. Em 1995, ele e Robert Morris iniciaram a Viaweb, o primeiro software como empresa de serviços. A Viaweb foi adquirida pelo Yahoo em 1998, onde passou a ser a Yahoo Store. Em 2001, ele começou a publicar ensaios sobre paulgraham.com, que em 2015 obteve 34 milhões de páginas vistas. Em 2005, ele e Jessica Livingston, Robert Morris e Trevor Blackwell iniciaram o Y Combinator, o primeiro... (leia mais)