Cory Doctorow at 5:58 am Fri, Jan 18, 2013
Nerdcore rapper Dan Bull has recorded a moving musical tribute to Aaron Swartz, and produced an accompanying video.
WE ARE ALL AARON SWARTZ | Dan Bull
Thanks for sharing this. The more I look into this young mans life, the more i realise how I’ve been wasting mine. Time for action. SOPA was just the beginning, an issue won not by any one man, not by companies, corporations or politicians, but by the people.
I had a similar reaction. I’d only seen his name a few times before his death, but it has honestly affected me a lot more than I thought something like this could. It sounds a bit stupid, but he’s inspired me to teach myself webdesign to help fill the void he left behind. (Shout out to Codecademy for making that possible)
In Memoriam. These were comrades whom I had; there are no better. They remain in my mind, and the enemy will never be forgiven. The ‘enemy’ was their mistake in playing. Let them all play again, in some other way, and let them be happy.
I can’t believe hes used an apple product.
Why? Is it the Unix?
“We’ll carry on his work that still needs completing.” <– abso-frickin'-lutely
I wrote my own tribute song when I read the news of Aaron's death. Less succinct; less polished: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=db0J4kROcFw
I hope many more people write songs about Aaron Swartz.
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