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A pebble into the pond

In 2012 the Pebble Smartwatch, a pioneer in wearable technology, made Kickstarter history, reaching its funding goal within 2 hours, and ultimately raising over $10M from nearly 70,000 backers. On Thursday, Pebble announced that the company was ceasing operations, and the majority of the company was being sold to Fitbit, maker of fitness and activity trackers. [more inside]
posted by Cheese Monster on Dec 9, 2016 - 30 comments

Kickstarter: Countdown to scam city?

Felix Salmon, the Reuters finance blogger, has raised a skeptical eyebrow at some of the latest success stories at Kickstarter (one, two). In a post yesterday pivoting off Kickstarter founder Yancey Strickler's appearance at the Wired con, he wonders: Is Kickstarter ripe for a big scam? [more inside]
posted by Diablevert on May 2, 2012 - 47 comments

The freezer makes my ice cream hard to scoop. Why try?

The First World Problems Rap (SLYT)
posted by swift on Jun 24, 2011 - 43 comments

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