History Main / Hackette

25th Apr '16 9:41:55 AM katerpillar
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* Felicity Smoak from ''Series/Arrow'' is basically this trope personified. She is a wildly talented programmer who frequently shocks her colleagues and enemies with the fact that Oliver Queen's coding expert is a blonde woman with an impressive, feminine, fashion sense.

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* Felicity Smoak from ''Series/Arrow'' ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' is basically this trope personified. She is a wildly talented programmer who frequently shocks her colleagues and enemies with the fact that Oliver Queen's coding expert is a blonde woman with an impressive, feminine, fashion sense.
25th Apr '16 9:38:15 AM katerpillar
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* Felicity Smoak from ''Series/Arrow'' is basically this trope personified. She is a wildly talented programmer who frequently shocks her colleagues and enemies with the fact that Oliver Queen's coding expert is a blonde woman with an impressive, feminine, fashion sense.
20th Feb '16 4:31:57 AM bwburke94
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* ''TheLoneGunmen'' has a female hacker whose real name was never revealed, but she went by Yves Adel Harlow most of the time. All her aliases were anagrams of Lee Harvey Oswald.

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* ''TheLoneGunmen'' ''Series/TheLoneGunmen'' has a female hacker whose real name was never revealed, revealed [[Series/TheXFiles (on that show)]], but she went by Yves Adel Adele Harlow most of the time. All her aliases were anagrams of Lee Harvey Oswald.
18th Aug '15 10:22:39 AM Willbyr
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* ''PrincessLover'': Teppei is surprised to learn that his maid, Yuu Fujikura, heads an entire team of hackers (all maids, like herself). It even becomes a pivotal plot point, late in the series, when she spearheads a cyberspace counter-offensensive to regain control of the Arima Building from a group of terrorists, while simultaneously helping to disarm several remote detonated charges planted throughout the building.

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* ''PrincessLover'': ''VisualNovel/PrincessLover'': Teppei is surprised to learn that his maid, Yuu Fujikura, heads an entire team of hackers (all maids, like herself). It even becomes a pivotal plot point, late in the series, when she spearheads a cyberspace counter-offensensive to regain control of the Arima Building from a group of terrorists, while simultaneously helping to disarm several remote detonated charges planted throughout the building.
31st May '15 6:05:33 PM nombretomado
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* ''BubblegumCrisis'': Nene Romanova fills this role. It becomes a plot point when Nene uses her hardsuit to hack into the AD Police mainframe (unbeknownst to her fellow officers) to regain control of the building from a terrorist and his team of rogue boomers. While, at the same time, guiding the police chief's niece to safety via the intercom.

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* ''BubblegumCrisis'': ''Anime/BubblegumCrisis'': Nene Romanova fills this role. It becomes a plot point when Nene uses her hardsuit to hack into the AD Police mainframe (unbeknownst to her fellow officers) to regain control of the building from a terrorist and his team of rogue boomers. While, at the same time, guiding the police chief's niece to safety via the intercom.
24th Apr '15 5:43:15 AM ChronoLegion
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* ''Film/{{Hackers}}''. Acid Burn was an alpha hacker so she had a coterie of boyhackers who thought she was awesome, but Crash Override was surprised to discover she was a girl.

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* ''Film/{{Hackers}}''. Acid Burn was an alpha hacker so she had a coterie of boyhackers who thought she was awesome, but Crash Override was surprised to discover she was a girl. Dade keeps trying to get her to go out with him, but she forces him to prove that he's a better hacker before she does. [[spoiler:In the end, after their date, he finally tells her that she's elite. She tells him that this is all he had to do to get her to go out with him instead of trying to go the normal route]].
24th Apr '15 5:41:02 AM ChronoLegion
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* In ''Literature/TheHistoryOfTheGalaxy'' books, cybreakers (hackers with multiple brain implants that allow them to hack ''with their minds'') and mnemonics (essentially, "white hat" cybreakers) are just as likely to be women as men, since they were originally trained by {{Mega Corp}]s who kidnapped children of both sexes to implant and train them. However, as a rule, there are more female mnemonics than cybreakers.

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* In ''Literature/TheHistoryOfTheGalaxy'' books, cybreakers (hackers with multiple brain implants that allow them to hack ''with their minds'') and mnemonics (essentially, "white hat" cybreakers) are just as likely to be women as men, since they were originally trained by {{Mega Corp}]s Corp}}s who kidnapped children of both sexes to implant and train them. However, as a rule, there are more female mnemonics than cybreakers.
24th Apr '15 5:40:48 AM ChronoLegion
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* In ''Literature/TheHistoryOfTheGalaxy'' books, cybreakers (hackers with multiple brain implants that allow them to hack ''with their minds'') and mnemonics (essentially, "white hat" cybreakers) are just as likely to be women as men, since they were originally trained by {{Mega Corp}]s who kidnapped children of both sexes to implant and train them. However, as a rule, there are more female mnemonics than cybreakers.
5th Apr '15 5:08:27 PM t3hdow
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* ''Film/TheMatrix'': When Neo first meets Trinity, he's surprised and a little embarassed to learn that Trinity is female (see the page quote).

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* ''Film/TheMatrix'': When Neo first meets Trinity, he's surprised and a little embarassed embarrassed to learn that Trinity is female (see the page quote).quote).
* ''[[Film/TheFastAndTheFurious Furious 7]]'' goes this route in all its implications [[spoiler: [[SamusIsAGirl with Ramsey]], the hacker that needs to be rescued from a terrorist organization by Dom and crew]].
7th Jan '15 9:46:11 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* Everyone in ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' thinks Radical Edward is a boy, [[CowboyBebopAtHisComputer even after meeting her]]. Imagine the shock when her father shows up and gives his "baby girl" a hug!
* In ''PrincessLover'', Teppei is surprised to learn that his maid, Yuu Fujikura, heads an entire team of hackers (all maids, like herself). It even becomes a pivotal plot point, late in the series, when she spearheads a cyberspace counter-offensensive to regain control of the Arima Building from a group of terrorists, while simultaneously helping to disarm several remote detonated charges planted throughout the building.
* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing'' has Hilde Schbeiker. While aboard White Fang's orbital base, Libra, she hacks into their mainframe to access and download vital information on Vayette and Mercurious: their latest and most advanced in their line of mobile dolls.
* Nene Romanova fills this role in ''BubblegumCrisis''. Much like the ''Princess Lover'' example, it becomes a plot point when Nene uses her hardsuit to hack into the AD Police mainframe (unbeknownst to her fellow officers) to regain control of the building from a terrorist and his team of rogue boomers. While, at the same time, guiding the police chief's neice to safety via the intercom.

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* ''Anime/CowboyBebop'': Everyone in ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' thinks Radical Edward is a boy, [[CowboyBebopAtHisComputer even after meeting her]]. Imagine the shock when her father shows up and gives his "baby girl" a hug!
hug! Then again, her father also forgets that she's a girl.
* In ''PrincessLover'', ''PrincessLover'': Teppei is surprised to learn that his maid, Yuu Fujikura, heads an entire team of hackers (all maids, like herself). It even becomes a pivotal plot point, late in the series, when she spearheads a cyberspace counter-offensensive to regain control of the Arima Building from a group of terrorists, while simultaneously helping to disarm several remote detonated charges planted throughout the building.
* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing'' has Hilde Schbeiker. While aboard White Fang's orbital base, Libra, she hacks into their mainframe to access and download vital information on Vayette and Mercurious: their latest and most advanced in their line of mobile dolls.
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''BubblegumCrisis'': Nene Romanova fills this role in ''BubblegumCrisis''. Much like the ''Princess Lover'' example, it role. It becomes a plot point when Nene uses her hardsuit to hack into the AD Police mainframe (unbeknownst to her fellow officers) to regain control of the building from a terrorist and his team of rogue boomers. While, at the same time, guiding the police chief's neice niece to safety via the intercom.



* Acid Burn from ''Film/{{Hackers}}''. She was an alpha hacker so she had a coterie of boyhackers who thought she was awesome, but Crash Override was surprised to discover she was a girl.
* When Neo first meets Trinity in ''Film/TheMatrix'', he's surprised and a little embarassed to learn that Trinity is female (see the page quote).

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* Acid Burn from ''Film/{{Hackers}}''. She Acid Burn was an alpha hacker so she had a coterie of boyhackers who thought she was awesome, but Crash Override was surprised to discover she was a girl.
* ''Film/TheMatrix'': When Neo first meets Trinity in ''Film/TheMatrix'', Trinity, he's surprised and a little embarassed to learn that Trinity is female (see the page quote).



* There are a number of ''Website/NotAlwaysRight'' stories about a guy calling tech support/bringing his computer back to the store and demanding to talk to a male employee, being incapable of accepting that women can know enough about computers to help with his problem.
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