Tag Archives: Kickstarter

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RoboKind’s Expressive ZENO R25 Robot Brings Prices Down, But Is It Enough?

Developers of social robots believe their creations will one day help educate and entertain. The robots are coming, but so far, they’re damn expensive—which is where... more

Written By: | Posted: 11/4/13

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CastAR Augmented Reality Glasses Blow Up on Kickstarter

There are all kinds of companies experimenting with augmented and virtual reality right now. Google Glass projects a screen onto your retina. Oculus Rift straps a display... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/22/13

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Peachy Printer Kickstarter Promises $100 3D Printer and Scanner – Can They Do It?

3D printers tend to blow up on Kickstarter. And one of the latest, the Peachy Printer, is no exception. The project's raised over C$500,000, about ten times its original... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/30/13

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Tim Maupin’s Film, ‘The Last Generation to Die,’ to Explore Longevity and Life Extension

The May issue of National Geographic boldly states, “This Baby Will Live to Be 120 (and It’s Not Just Hype)”; Pew Research published a poll on radical life... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/27/13

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3D iPad Scanner by Occipital Digitizes the World for 3D Printing and Augmented Reality

Three days into its Kickstarter, app developer Occipital had raised just under $600,000, or roughly six times its $100,000 goal—which, incidentally, was met in the... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/23/13

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What Will Happen 5 Days Before The Singularity? “I’s” Feature Film Aims To Find Out

Sci-fi films have a long history of speculating what the future might be like, seeking to understand what remnants of humanity will continue on when the world may undergo... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/12/13

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Kickstarter Project to Send Thousands of Personal Spacecraft to the Moon

Fifty years ago, kids participated in the space race by launching homemade rockets a few hundred feet in the air. With the Pocket Spacecraft Kickstarter, space fans may... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/9/13

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PIP Biosensor Measures Stress and Gamifies the Art of Conscious Relaxation

Most of us know when we’re stressed. Physical cues like stomach butterflies, a flushed face, or muscle tension are hard to miss. Problem is, said symptoms can be very... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/29/13

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