Aaron Swartz commits suicide, RIP. I always looked up to him.
RIP, Aaron Swartz, by Cory Doctorow.
Aaron is dead, by timbl.
He was funny, Danny O’Brien remembers Aaron Swartz.
Official Statement from the family and partner of Aaron Swartz.
There is no justice in following unjust laws. It’s time to come into the light and, in the grand tradition of civil disobedience, declare our opposition to this private theft of public culture.
We need to take information, wherever it is stored, make our copies and share them with the world. We need to take stuff that’s out of copyright and add it to the archive. We need to buy secret databases and put them on the Web. We need to download scientific journals and upload them to file sharing networks. We need to fight for Guerilla Open Access.
With enough of us, around the world, we’ll not just send a strong message opposing the privatization of knowledge – we’ll make it a thing of the past. Will you join us?
— Aaron Swartz, Guerilla Open Access Manifesto*
Static exceptions for OCaml. Resonates with some ideas of mine.
Seems pretty sane.
perftools.rb is a port of the Google profiling tools to Ruby, by
Unix Text Processing, this is the re-typeset version of the original book.
“Kriegspiel”, a “game of war” by Guy Debord.
The RSG computer game “Kriegspiel” is an attempt to reinterpret
Debord’s ideas in the contemporary landscape, while maintaining a
fidelity to his original thinking.
programming language. Lots of links to prior implementations.
Dried Strawberries Bitcoin Style, Uses Heat from a Mining Rig