Applied Technotopia

We scan the digital environment to examine the leading trends in emerging technology today to know more about future.


We have added a few indices around the site. Though we look to the future, we need to keep an eye on the present as well:

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Crowdfunding has been producing spectacular results almost daily. (See sites like Kickstarter and Rockethub for examples). So what exactly is it?

"Crowd funding or crowdfunding (alternately crowd financing, equity crowdfunding, or hyper funding) describes the collective cooperation, attention and trust by people who network and pool their money and other resources together, usually via the internet, to support efforts initiated by other people or organizations." - Wikipedia

theeconomist:

The new thundering herd. Talk of crowdfunding as a short-lived fad has largely ceased, as evidence mounts that lots of people value personal engagement with projects they help to finance.

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    this is why I am purchasing Grim Dawn which raised over 400k on kickstarter.
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    I’m thinking about doing...either IndyGoGo or Kickstarter…but I don’t know which one
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    the future. Truly. Seriously cool stuff is being done.