Aaron Swartz. Photo via Wikipedia

Legal experts debate cybercrime laws in wake of Aaron Swartz’s suicide

About 150 people turned out for a discussion entitled “Redefining ‘cybercrime’ after Aaron Swartz: a roundtable discussion” on Monday night at the University of Washington’s Kane Hall. The touchpoint for the discussion was the controversy surrounding Swartz, a brilliant computer programmer who committed suicide in January. Swartz, who helped develop RSS and Reddit, was facing… Read More

Isilon co-founder Sujal Patel

PCs are not dead and six other tech predictions for 2013

“Boy, this technology is just really so dull and boring.” Enrique Godreau was joking. As the managing director at GSharp Ventures and a 30-year industry veteran, Godreau knew that this audience would catch the deadpan inflection in his voice. But in case they didn’t, three industry experts spent around an hour last night discussing current technology… Read More