Wired on The 25th Anniversary of WarGames


The current issue of Wired Magazine has an excellent article by Scott Brown on the 25th Anniversary of the 1983 film “WarGames” and its effect on the geek world:

“WarGames: A Look Back at the Film That Turned Geeks and Phreaks Into Stars”

The article has interviews with several people involved with the film, including screenwriters Walter Parkes and Lawrence Lasker, as well as commentary from real-world hackers John “Captain Crunch” Draper and Kevin Mitnick.

photo by Todd Hido

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Scott Beale founded Laughing Squid in 1995 in San Francisco and is currently based in New York City. When not running the blog, Scott can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.