The typewriter might be the snail-writer but it still has advantages over your PC
1. Your ‘files’ cannot be hacked and stolen. The thief must find first where your papers are. If you really want secured files, typewrite it.
2. It’s more eye-friendly and economical. No glaring screen and no power needed (unless you use a power typewriter).
Netizens Must Talk About Depression
Swartz was suffering from depression before he was sued by the Fed. Is depression something we can personally control? If not, imagine how frustating it would be.
‘…I first emailed Aaron about Jottit, one of those post-Reddit side projects. I was familiar with his work and was a longtime reader of his blog, so I made sure to mention some of our shared passions for books, film and the radio show This American Life.
‘We were also both depressed.
‘Depression came up in our second email exchange. We had both written online about our respective struggles with it. I was just coming out of a major bout that had lasted months. I described it as “coming above ground into the light after months in darkness.”…’
US Attorney’s Husband Attacks Swartz Family
‘From a Twitter account that has since been deleted, Thomas Dolan, the husband of U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, reportedly attacked the Swartz family and others who characterized his wife’s prosecution as excessive.
‘The Twitter stream was still accessible via Google Cache, as well as at various news outlets that reported on his statements, but its ownership by Dolan was not independently confirmed.
‘“Truly incredible that in their own son’s obit they blame others for his death and make no mention of the 6-month offer,” the account posted, in response to a tweet from Mitch Kapor…’
25,000 People Sign Petition to Remove Aaron Swartz’s Prosecutors