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TR Community scoreboard for August 27, 2010 - Defining 'hacker'

With over 250 comments, Chad Perrin's posts about the definition of the word "hacker" certainly has the TechRepublic community engaged in a debate. FInd out what other top discussions and which active members made this week's TechRepublic community stats.

With over 250 comments, Chad Perrin's posts about the definition of the word "hacker" certainly has the TechRepublic community engaged in a debate. FInd out what other top discussions and which active members made this week's TechRepublic community stats.

Top 5 discussion threads:

  1. Hackers and crackers: a lesson in etymology and clear communication (Chad Perrin)
  2. The dirty little secret about Google Android (Jason Hiner)
  3. How to keep age out of your resume and cover letters (Toni Bowers)
  4. Poll: Are you looking forward to the day Windows 7 overtakes XP? (Mark Kaelin)
  5. User friendly showdown: Ubuntu 10.04 versus Windows 7 (Jack Wallen)
TR members with the most total posts on the forums

  1. Neon Samurai (171 posts)
  2. seanferd (117 posts)
  3. santeewelding (101 posts)
  4. TobiF (93 posts)
  5. AnsuGisalas (88 posts)
TR members with the most Thumbs for answering Questions

  1. OH Smeg (10 thumbs)
  2. TobiF (6 thumbs)
  3. seanferd (6 thumbs)
  4. NexS (6 thumbs)
  5. PurpleSkys (5 thumbs)
  6. robo_dev (4 thumbs)
  7. JamesRL (3 thumbs)

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