J. Random Hacker

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J. Random Hacker /J rand'm hak'r/ /n./ [MIT] A mythical figure like the Unknown Soldier; the archetypal hacker nerd. See random, Suzie COBOL. This may originally have been inspired by `J. Fred Muggs', a show-biz chimpanzee whose name was a household word back in the early days of TMRC, and was probably influenced by `J. Presper Eckert' (one of the co-inventors of the electronic computer).


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