Young hacker; Photographer - Ryan McGinley for the NY Times

The New York Times Magazine gives the new generation of hackers the heroin chic treatment by having Ryan McGinley photograph them. As someone pointed out about McGinley's work, "It's cool but yeah... everyone ends up looking like CK druggies who didn't make the cut."

More about Ryan McGinley. And there's the Angelina Jolie-Johnny Lee Miller-Jesse Bradford movie about young hackers, Hackers, set at Stuyvesant High School, but the essentially technology-absent Gummo is more heroin chic