Author: Nicholas Bower

Democratize information, and then what?

When Anonymous hacked the US State Department website on February 17th 2013, they declared, “Aaron Swartz this is for you.” Just a month before, Swartz, faced with relentless hounding from federal prosecutors and up to 35 years in prison, took his own life.  Swartz was a wunderkind of his generation. RSS, Markdown and the widely-used… Read more »