Hacker Emblem Glider Badge


Hacker Emblem Glider Badge

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The Hacker Emblem was first proposed in October 2003 by Eric S. Raymond, claiming a need for a uniting and recognizable symbol for his perception of hacker culture. This does not refer to the hackers breaking into computers, but to the hacker culture around BSD, MIT, GNU, Linux, Perl, etc. that is, the community around free software and open source.

Raymond has said that one does not claim to be a hacker by displaying this emblem, but suggests that "by using this emblem, you express sympathy with hackers' goals, hackers' values, and the hacker way of living".

The image itself is a representation of a glider formation in Conway's Game of Life.

The badges for sale here on our website are 1 inch (25mm) button badges. These are the most popular size & type of badge. Our badges are traditional pin back style badges with a copper pin fastening on the rear.

All of the button badges on Kool Badges are hand made in our UK workshop. We have been making button badges for many years & know how to make great badges at the best prices.

If you don't see the badge design you're looking for you can Upload Your Own Custom Badges to create a unique, personalised & cheap badge! See our Design Your Own Badge page for details.

Please note: A lot of the badges available on Koolbadges are made up of designs supplied to us by customers. Therefore it is not always possible to check the origins of individual designs. If you feel any badge infringes copyright please email us and we will remove any offending badges within 24 hours. We strive to ensure that all designs do not infringe copyright, and will do our utmost to rectify any instances of infringement.



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