Today is Aaron Swartz birthday. Because of him, we have Creative Commons (development), Reddit (co-founder),, Open Library, DeadDrop, Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Demand Progress (co-founder), ThoughtWorks, and Tor2web.



You can watch this documentary about him here on the Fediverse:

@FediVideos @arh

The documentary of “the Internet’s own boy” about Aaron Swartz was so good that I have kept it offline on my phone for the past 6 months and I watch parts of it when I feel down and insignificant.

@FediVideos @arh Thanks for the Vidcommons link. A good FOSS video site honours his vision.

@FediVideos @arh Some lyrics penned quickly in honour of Aaron Swartz from a foreign perspective:

We Love Your People,
We Honour Your People
and we see
from sea to shining sea
some of them are shining like
the stars in the sky.

Much Love to America's great fallen heroes,
Aaron Swartz amongst them.

Lyrics: Xanthos of Quantum Indigo

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