The Boy Who Could Change the World
Date Written: 2016-01-11
Publisher: Electronic Frontier Foundation
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX18600
Remembering the brief life of Aaron Swartz: programmer, activist, entrepreneur, community builder.
Remembering the brief life of Aaron Swartz: programmer, activist, entrepreneur, community builder. Aaron championed openness, sharing, and collaboration, for their own sake, and because he believed they brought out the best in others. Facing prison for the 'crime' of sharing academic journal articles online, he commited suicide in January 2013, at the age of 26.