One of the most heartfelt—and unexpected—remembrances of Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide last month at the age of 26, came from Yale professor Edward Tufte.
I’ve read about these kinds of tech antics, and always envied them. I think it’s because if I had more exposure, know-how and support as a girl doing it, I would’ve been doing stuff like this too. I always loved fiddling with stuff like this, but I think in the long run, I wouldn’t have been a "phreaker" simply because I’m too much of a "goody-two-shoes" and afraid of being caught and getting into trouble. But I have to admit, I truly admire those who have the mad skills to do this sort of thing. This is a really good article for the tech geeks out there.
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