The Boy Who Could Change the World: The Writings of Aaron Swartz

The Boy Who Could Change the World: The Writings of Aaron Swartz


In his too-short existence, Aaron Swartz reshaped the web, wondered our assumptions approximately highbrow estate, and touched we all in ways in which we would possibly not even observe. His tragic suicide in 2013 on the age of twenty-six after being aggressively prosecuted for copyright infringement surprised the kingdom and the world.

Here for the 1st time in print is published the fundamental Aaron Swartz: along with being a technical genius and a passionate activist, he was once additionally an insightful, compelling, and slicing essayist. With a technical realizing of the net and of highbrow estate legislation surpassing that of many professional execs, he wrote thoughtfully and humorously approximately highbrow estate, copyright, and the structure of the web. He wrote besides approximately unforeseen themes similar to popular culture, politics either electoral and idealistic, food plan, and lifehacking. together with 3 in-depth and formerly unpublished essays approximately schooling, governance, and cities,The Boy Who may well switch the World includes the life’s paintings of 1 of the main unique minds of our time.

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