Swhack Berlin

Hacking in Memory of @aaronsw — Berlin Edition


Aaron H. Swartz (November 8, 1986 – January 11, 2013) was an American computer programmer, writer, political organizer, and Internet activist.

Aaron was a tireless supporter of the open internet and an old-school hacker.
Remember Aaron Swartz

Aaron’s influence on current internet technology, culture and legislation is unmeasurable.

We need to continue his relentless quest for better, more open, more democratic technology and technology legislation.

Let’s get together for a day and figure out what needs fixing on today’s internet and then sit down and fix it.

What Exactly

We get together for a day, discuss what needs fixing on today’s internet and then go and fix it.


Saturday, February 9th. 12:00 – 18:00 (~open end).


Co.Up, 5th floor.

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Sign Up

Sign up on the wiki, so we can how many people we will need to accommodate. This is a free event.


Run Your Own

Please clone, fork, steal any of this for your own hackathons. All you need is a location and time.