"Just 10?" is the obvious refrain, but those selected are beauts. Starting with 1961's Space War game – a PDP-1 mainframe hack – it leads right up to cool present day stuff like Hackintoshes and DeCSS. And, of course, Ben Heck.
Pictured is Joi Ito's photograph of a PDP-1 running Spacewar. If you're ever near Albuquerque, they have one at the STARTUP exhibit.
Photo: Joi Ito