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Re: Aaron is dead.

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2013 12:48:23 -0500
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Cc: SW-forum Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1358012903.31285.19983.camel@dbooth-laptop>
Terrible, terrible news.
http://boingboing.net/2013/01/12/rip-aaron-swartz.html 
Aaron was incredibly talented, caring and doing amazing things. Even
when he was only 14 or 15 and I was blown away by Aaron's combination of
genius, accessibility and dedication to use technology to help the
world.  

How can we carry forward Aaron's dreams and efforts?

David

On Sat, 2013-01-12 at 12:06 -0500, Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
> Aaron is dead.
> 
> Wanderers in this crazy world,
> we have lost a mentor, a wise elder.
> 
> Hackers for right, we are one down,
> we have lost one of our own.
> 
> Nurtures, careers, listeners, feeders,
> parents all,
> we have lost a child.
> 
> Let us all weep.
> 
> 
> timbl
> 
> 
> 
> 

-- 
David Booth, Ph.D.
http://dbooth.org/

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