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in the middle of the campaign, Fargo launched KickingItForward.org, a website that urged Kickstarter creators who reached their funding goal to pledge 5 percent of their profits to other Kickstarter campaigns. Fargo pledged to do the same. Since then, what started as a simple idea has grown into a widespread movement. Thousands of Kickstarter creators have since pledged to kick it forward if they meet their goal. Of that group, more than 1,000 projects have been successfully funded.
Bleeding Palm, alternately spelled Bl33d1ng P@Lm, is a Miami based mystic organization founded by Ronnie Rivera at some point between July 2010 and August 2010, with its origins being traceable to the Kyrgyzstan Revolution of 2010. It operates as a network comprising both a stateless art collective and radical wing of the church of the Night Mother.
There are 800,000 sheet music titles available to sighted musicians. There are only about 20,000 available as braille to blind musicians (a fraction of 1%). These stretch goals describe how we can more than double that number with this project!
allows you to attach a Nintendo Wii Nunchuck to your Digispark and use the accelerometer, analog stick, and buttons for your project (robot control!) or send the data to the computer over USB. With the included example you can even use it as a USB joystick!
I just backed a film called "I AM BIG BIRD" about the life of Caroll Spinney, aka Oscar the Grouch. via @Kickstarter http://t.co/pIWKSi7k
I am an Android guy. After owning a Nokia N96 and an iPod touch at the same time, upgrading to the HTC EVO was like the best of both worlds. Always-on connection plus awesome music and podcasting client. In order to test out web pages I also purchased a Toshiba Thrive 10". Last but not least, since I develop web pages to be viewed on televisions, I thought a Sony Google TV box would round out my Android collection nicely. At this point, I don't really use the Google Play Books or Movies all that much.
The total cost of the Mars Curiosity project that today safely touched down on Mars and transmitted images back to Earth was $2.5 billion, which breaks down to about $7 per American
Today’s ideal social form is not the commune or the movement or even the individual creator as such; it’s the small business. Every artistic or moral aspiration — music, food, good works, what have you — is expressed in those terms.
Call it Generation Sell.
It’s become much less painful to build gadgets, even for the little guy. Marc Barros, a co-founder of camera maker Contour, says retailers like Best Buy (BBY) might eat up $70 on a $200 device. In the age of social media and e-commerce, he can sell directly to consumers. If professional investors won’t risk their money on a hardware startup, entrepreneurs can turn to Kickstarter or another crowdfunding site and walk away with millions.