Aaron Swartz, Coder and Activist, Dead at 26
Source: Wired - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Latest News We often say, upon the passing of a friend or loved one, that the world is a poorer place for the loss. But with the untimely death of programmer and activist Aaron Swartz, this isnít just a sentiment; itís literally true. Worthy, important causes will surface without a champion equal to their measure. Technological problems will go unsolved, or be solved a little less brilliantly than they might have been. And thatís just what we know. The world is robbed of a half-century of all the things we canít even imagine Aaron would have accomplished with the remainder of his life. Aaron Swartz committed suicide Friday in New York. He was 26 years old.

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