United Artists

Those lovable scamps at Dorkly present another "Today in Nerd History," this time focusing on the illustrious history of hacking — and highlighting on little problem: "Most hacking isn't interesting to watch." But that hasn't stopped Hollywood from trying, from films like "Weird Science" to, ahem, "Hackers" to the more recent "Blackhat." But as seasons of "24" have taught us, nerds furiously typing into Telnet windows just isn't that compelling.

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