Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz (1986–2013) was an American computer programmer, a writer, a political organizer, and an Internet hacktivist. He was involved in the development of RSS, Creative Commons, web.py, and Reddit. He helped launch the Progressive Change Campaign Committee in 2009 and founded the online group Demand Progress. He is the author of The Boy Who Could Change the World (The New Press). He is survived by his parents and two brothers, who live in Chicago.

News and Reviews

Boing Boing

Boing Boing writes about The Boy Who Could Change the World.

Booklist

Booklist calls The Boy Who Could Change the World a "remarkably substantial collection of writings."

Medium

Chelsea Manning reviews The Boy Who Could Change the World in Medium.

Slate

Read an excerpt from The Boy Who Could Change the World in Slate

Pages

Books by Aaron Swartz

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

Aaron Swartz