Saturday, February 09, 2013

Must Read: "The Life and Afterlife of Aaron Swartz"

"Swartz speaks against the Stop Online Piracy Act during a New York rally in January 2012." (Photo: Daniel J. Sieradski/DPA/Corbis)

Wesley Yang (New York Magazine):
The precocious coder, hacker visionary, and “pirate” was already a tech legend by the time he’d turned 17. But in the weeks since his suicide last month, at 26, his friends and comrades have tried to turn him into something else—a martyr. MORE....

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