One of the greatest minds the planet has produced has faded away into the abyss beyond human existance. The planet has lost a great spirit, an illuminated mind, humanity lost one of its brightest children.
The co-author of RSS 1.0 at the age of 14, Aaron Swartz was found hanging in his appartment on Jan.11th, 2013, by police, and the chief medical examiner’s office of NYC has ruled the case a suicide. He was only 26 years of age.
May he rest in peace.
Programmers and bloggers, freelancers, and internet users around the world will remember him.