Motivational Aaron Swartz Quotes And Sayings
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Motivational Aaron Swartz Quotes And Sayings

Aaron Swartz Quotes:- Aaron Swartz (November 8, 1986 – January 11, 2013) was an American computer programmer, entrepreneur, writer, political organizer, and Internet hacktivist.

Inspirational Aaron Swartz Quotes

There are all sorts of stuff people want to publish anonymously.
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Inspirational Aaron Swartz Quotes

Being around some of the bright lights of the technology world and having them expect great things helps you sit down and do it seriously.
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We need to download scientific journals and upload them to file-sharing networks.
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The library world is set up on this model where the library is a physical building and has a number of books and serves a geographical community.
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What if there was a library that held every book? Not every book on sale, or every important book, or even every book in English, but simply every book – a key part of our planet’s cultural legacy.
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Computers will be able to do all the mundane tasks in our daily lives.
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Say yes to everything.
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Assume nobody else has any idea what they’re doing, either.
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I was around computers from birth; we had one of the first Macs, which came out shortly before I was born, and my dad ran a company that wrote computer operating systems. I don’t think I have any particular technical skills; I just got a really large head start.
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Famous Quotes by Aaron Swartz

When I go to a library and I see the librarian at her desk reading, I’m afraid to interrupt her, even though she sits there specifically so that she may be interrupted, even though being interrupted for reasons like this by people like me is her very job.
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Most people, it seems, stretch the truth to make themselves seem more impressive. I, it seems, stretch the truth to make myself look worse.
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Normally, I just sit in my quiet little room and do the small things that bring me pleasure. I read my books, I answer email, I write a little bit.
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I’m not such a nuisance to the world, and the kick I get out of living can, I suppose, justify the impositions I make on it. But when life isn’t so fun, well, then I start to wonder. What’s the point of going on if it’s just trouble for us both? My friends will miss me, I am told.
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Seriously, who really cares how long the Nile river is, or who was the first to discover cheese? How is memorizing that ever going to help anyone? Instead, we need to give kids projects that allow them to exercise their minds and discover things for themselves.
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I have developed my most meaningful relationships online. None of them live within driving distance. None of them are about my own age.
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Even among those who I would not count as ‘friends,’ I have met many people online who have simply commented on my work or are interested in what I do.
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Through the Internet, I’ve developed a strong social network – something I could never do if I had to keep my choice of peers within school grounds.
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Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves.
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The Open Access Movement has fought valiantly to ensure that scientists do not sign their copyrights away but instead ensure their work is published on the Internet, under terms that allow anyone to access it.
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Large corporations, of course, are blinded by greed. The laws under which they operate require it – their shareholders would revolt at anything less.
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Senator Wyden continues to be the Senate’s truest champion of an open Internet.
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I first met Jimbo Wales, the face of Wikipedia, when he came to speak at Stanford.
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Top Aaron Swartz Quotes And Sayings

Now, as far as I know, nobody has ever put up the U.S.’s nuclear missiles on the Internet. I mean, it’s not something I’ve heard about.
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Now, the typical way you make good things happen in Washington is you find a bunch of wealthy companies who agree with you.
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Social Security got passed because John D. Rockefeller was sick of having to take money out of his profits to pay for his workers’ pension funds. Why do that, when you can just let the government take money from the workers?
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The world’s entire scientific and cultural heritage, published over centuries in books and journals, is increasingly being digitized and locked up by a handful of private corporations.
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Writing an encyclopedia is hard. To do anywhere near a decent job, you have to know a great deal of information about an incredibly wide variety of subjects. Writing so much text is difficult, but doing all the background research seems impossible.
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