Jeff Moss — Businessman

Jeffrey Arnold "Jeff" Moss was a composer, lyricist, playwright and television writer, best known for his award winning work on the children's television series Sesame Street... (wikipedia)

That was the division in the hacking world: There were people who were exploring it and the people who were trying to make money from it. And, generally, you stayed away from anyone who was trying to make money from it.
Your mistakes get to follow you for the rest of your life. I don't know if that's good for people who are young and are just starting to explore the Internet.
I got my first computer at, I don't know, when I was 11 years old? 10?
I've met some smart people doing security work in the government, and they're starting to reach out to a broader audience, which I think is a good thing.
I have an aversion to news nuggets, so I find myself looking for sites that offer more analysis.