Tag: intellectual freedom

The life and legend of Aaron Swartz

The access to information, the ability to look anything up, has become a necessity since the dawn of the internet. With the explosion of smartphones worldwide, the cost of entry to this vast knowledge base has been significantly lowered. Everyone in the world can link into this seemingly infinite network of articles and news to answer any personal query. There is one major issue with this model: What sources can you trust? What is reliable? Luckily there is a haven, a safe place staffed with book wizards, information explorers, or better known as librarians.