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Pre-caffeine tech: Tommy Lee Jones is grumpy!


Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.

Over the weekend, the Internet mourned Aaron Swartz, a wizardly programmer who as a teenager helped develop code that delivered ever-changing Web content to users and who later became a steadfast crusader to make that information freely available.

In his memory, academics are tweeting PDFs.

Women are prying open door to video game industry's boys' club.

And game makers asked the vice president not to blame gun violence on video games. 

The Obama administration shares your desire for job creation and strong national defense, but a Death Star is not on horizon.

In case you were wondering, phone booths are indeed on their way out. 

What's more, Apple is done ... as far as teens are concerned. 

A photographer found 100-year-old photos on an antique camera ... check it out!

Also, have a look at this hilarious Windows 8 error

In closing, Tommy Lee Jones is Grumpy Cat. 

Compiled by Helen A.S. Popkin, who invites you to join her on Twitter and/or Facebook. Also, Google+.