Try the hacker world. George Hotz, 21, isn’t only the young man responsible for unlocking the iPhone in 2007, but he’s also been named as Sony’s public enemy #1 when he blogged instructions for how to install third party software on the PlayStation 3.

The resulting lawsuit against Hotz is, in fact, what made hacker group Anonymous go after Sony in the first place, which eventually ended up costing them $24 billion in damages though the two parties reportedly settled out of court.

In 2008, PC World named him one of their “Top 10 Overachievers Under 21” for being the first person to crack Apple’s iPhone.

Now, he’s landed a job as a software engineer at Facebook where he’s been working since May to help them develop its long-anticipated iPad app.

A previous Forbes report stated that Hotz once wanted to be a neuroscientist to “hack” the brain, and he’s also been courted by other considerably powerful tech companies, even working at Google

 

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