Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old technology wunderkind who killed himself on Friday, will be remembered as a great programmer and a provocative thinker. At 14, Mr. Swartz helped create RSS, the tool that allows users to subscribe to online information. He formed a company that merged with Reddit, the popular news and information site. He also co-founded Demand Progress, a group that promotes online campaigns on social justice issues.

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