The Importance of Hacking
To hack is to modify, improve, or circumvent something from it’s normal behaviors. Sometimes this can be very complicated and often means breaking pre-established rules, but the rewards can lead to increased efficiency, productivity, and have financial benefits (such as reduced costs). In essence, hacking is sort of a short-cut to a desired outcome.
One who jailbreaks their iPhone hacks it to add improved behaviors in a way that Apple does not allow in its software. The dev-team does all the dirty work, other developers program these tweaks, and the consumer (i.e. me) uses the software they develop to modify my phone how I want to use it.
The Purpose of This Blog
This blog is intended to be in the spirit of Lifehacker, which “curates tips, tricks, and technology for living better in the digital age”. To hack life is to made adjustments or modifications to improve your standard of living.
To Hack Social Work is to make adjustments or modifications and increase your knowledge to improve the standard of your social work practice. Do we cut corners on ethical standards?
At present time, this blog is in draft form, Hack Social Work is in its defining stages with a mission, vision, and standards being developed.