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Aaron Swartz

Computer Programmer, Blogger (8-Nov-1986 — 11-Jan-2013)


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  1. The Brilliant Life and Tragic Death of Aaron Swartz
    by David Amsden. Rolling Stone, 15-Feb-2013.

  2. The Inside Story of MIT and Aaron Swartz
    by Marcella Bombardieri. The Boston Globe, 30-Mar-2014.

  3. Aaron Swartz: Hacker, Genius... Martyr?
    by Elizabeth Day. The Guardian, 1-Jun-2013.

  4. Requiem for a Dream
    Aaron Swartz was brilliant and beloved. But the people who knew him best saw a darker side
    by Larissa MacFarquhar. The New Yorker, 11-Mar-2013.

  5. The Idealist
    Aaron Swartz wanted to save the world. Why couldn’t he save himself?
    by Justin Peters. Slate, 7-Feb-2013.

  6. The Life and Afterlife of Aaron Swartz
    by Wesley Yang. New York Magazine, 8-Feb-2013.


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  2. Twitter: @aaronsw


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