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Aaron Swartz is a writer, hacker, and activist. He co-authored the RSS 1.0 specification, helped develop standards for the Semantic Web, and designed the metadata system for Creative Commons. He co-founded, an online news startup acquired by Condé Nast, and architected His writing has appeared in a variety of magazines and journals and he has been profiled in Wired and Newsweek. His current project is, making politics more transparent and responsive. He blogs at Raw Thought.

Aaron Swartz's Top 10 Geeky Pleasures Blogs

3 Quarks Daily

Beat the Press

Crooked Timber


Economics and similar, for the sleep deprived


The Monkey Cage

Three-Toed Sloth

Tiny Revolution

Universe of Discourse