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    • Exploding the Phone

    • The Untold Story of the Teenagers and Outlaws Who Hacked Ma Bell
    • By: Phil Lapsley
    • Narrated by: Johann North
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198

    Before smartphones, back even before the Internet and personal computer, a misfit group of technophiles, blind teenagers, hippies, and outlaws figured out how to hack the world’s largest machine: the telephone system. Starting with Alexander Graham Bell’s revolutionary "harmonic telegraph", by the middle of the 20th century the phone system had grown into something extraordinary, a web of cutting-edge switching machines and human operators that linked together millions of people like never before. But the network had a billion-dollar flaw, and once people discovered it, things would never be the same.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story along with Great Technical Research

    • By Elsa Braun on 04-25-16

    Regular price: $16.79