Technology

At A Young Age, Aaron Swartz Did A Lifetime Of Work

NPR | Jan. 14, 2013 5:51 a.m.

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Laura Sydell

There was sadness and shock among many of the most engaged people in the tech community Saturday after news spread of the suicide of a young computer prodigy. Aaron Swartz, 26, became a tech celebrity at the age of 14, but friends and family say he battled depression and was recently upset because he was about to go on trial in federal court.

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