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December 6, 2013
by Gadgetress
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A Kickstarter that doesn’t end well doesn’t mean it’s a flop

Crowdfunding and, in particular, Kickstarter, are still going strong. But in reality, success evades many projects. And you may not know that from, ahem, all the positive media. “What about the failures,” my editor asked me. This San Diego business launched … Continue reading

March 28, 2013
by Gadgetress
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A twist on ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’

Who doesn’t remember the three silhouettes superimposed on the bottom corner of a movie back in the 1990s? Mystery Science Theater 3000, which actually  debuted in 1988, left its imprint on earthlings as being the king of riffing comedy by … Continue reading

December 20, 2012
by Gadgetress
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New ways to find lost things

I lost my keys on a recent road trip. Last decade, this would have just meant a temporary inconvenience as I had new keys made. Today, it means paying a small fortune to have keys made plus the inconvenience. Who … Continue reading

December 10, 2012
by Gadgetress
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10 affordable 3D printers launched on Kickstarter — Where are they now?

I’ve mashed two of my favorite topics at the moment: 3D printing and Kickstarter for my latest story in TheStreet.com. The evolution of 3D printing moves from industrial, $1 million-plus machines to today’s consumer friendly, sub $2,000 models, thanks to … Continue reading

October 19, 2012
by Gadgetress
Comments Off on After the Crowds Leave: The post-Kickstarter ecosystem

After the Crowds Leave: The post-Kickstarter ecosystem

Crowdfunding has fascinated the tech crowds for the past few years. But it was really 2012 when crowdfunding broke through the early-adopter niche. This year, best-known Kickstarter.com saw its first million-dollar crowdfunded campaign. And then it saw 12 more. Make … Continue reading

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