Tag: aaron swartz

by Julie Keck

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Rugged, colorful tablets designed for kids (Wired) 2. Kim Dotcom’s Mega announcement (CNN) 3. Wikileaks, via Twitter, names Aaron Swartz as a definite ally, possible source (Mashable) 4. Free-speech ruling extends protection to online firms but not users (AP) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

Daily Must Reads The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Facebook’s second big announcement this week: free phone calls for U.S. iPhone users (Fast Company) 2. U.S. Attorney Ortiz defends prosecution of Aaron Swartz (Huffington Post) 3. Voters trust Twitter and Facebook as much as traditional media, […] more »

by Lawrence Lessig

The following is the opinion of Lawrence Lessig and is a post that first appeared on his personal blog shortly after news broke that Aaron Swartz — activist, writer and Reddit co-founder — had committed suicide. (Some will say this is not the time. I disagree. This is the time when every mixed emotion needs […] more »

by Julie Keck

Daily Must Reads The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Julie Keck. 1. Aaron Swartz, ‘Hero of free culture movement’, remembered, revered (New York Times) 2. How tech savvy are kids? Too much for parents’ comfort (PC Mag) 3. Disqus says web comments aren’t just popular — they’re a good […] more »