You start with a single bot. It’s ready to go as-is, but you can add your own flavor by connecting two or more bots together into different shapes. What’s especially cool is the hands-on coding feature, called PoseTeach, which allows you to program the bot with your hands on the outside instead of a keyboard. While you make adjustments on the outside, the Linkbot automatically writes and remembers the code itself Read more…Read More →
The past few years have proved that crowdfunding has evolved into the most effective tool for digital panhandling, bankrolling everything from failed Hollywood films to much more adult fare. Now, a new Indiegogo campaign is attempting to buy the sagging Tribune company, which is on sale for $623 million.
“It’s time for normal people to take back the Tribune company,” stated ;The Other 98%, a non-profit birthed in the days of the Occupy movement. In an online video, the group, which claims solidarity against corporations, banks and the status quo, seeks a staggering $660 million to mount a “peaceful takeover of the Tribune company.” Read more…Read More →
The video introduces SeedAsia and the value provided to investors from using the platform as a channel for investing into early stage tech startups in Asia.Read More →
craigslist Founder Craig Newmark and The Rahr Foundation Launch the "Veterans Charity Challenge" on CrowdRise to Raise Funds for Veterans,…
Using the CrowdRise crowdfunding platform, fundraising teams participating in the Veterans Charity Challenge will raise and keep funds, plus compete with each other to win additional cash prizes based on how much they raise for their charity.
“I think if someone’s willing to serve and even risk his or her life for me, I should give back,” said Craig Newmark , founder of craigslist and craigconnects. “And it’s not only those who serve, it’s also family members who give up a lot for all of us.”
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Vancouver, Wash.-based company Investist has a new idea for rolling in style. It’s called Hovertrax, and it’s an auto-balancing, electronic transporter with two-wheeled gyro technology — or, more simply, a wiggle board with power.
The group is collecting funds for the gadget through Kickstarter, and, as of Wednesday afternoon, has already raised more than $50,000 — exceeding its original goal of $40,000, with 39 days remaining to donate
The concept behind Hovertrax is simple: Its two motors, one in each wheel, correspond with your movements. To move forward, lean in to your toes; to move backward, tilt your heels behind you. Spin the board in circles by placing one foot behind the other. The company assures there’s no learning curve — just hop on and hit the road Read more…Read More →