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Yet another study has come out about women having a 32% higher success rate than men when it comes to crowdfunding. Turns out that when bias is removed from the funding equation, people contribute to the most inclusive and positive language, which is usually written by women – Read more…


Because we are a confused technology-obsessed society, there are always new gadgets coming out that are meant to look like old ones. A prime example is the very attractive AZIO, which is supposed to look like a computer and a typewriter mated to create the mule of keyboards, except not smelly or hairy.
As the daughter of a teacher, I can’t help but imagine how distracting fidget spinners are for everyone except the user. I don’t really think there is any solution to the visual part of the problem, but at least there is Orbiter, which doesn’t make noise and isn’t a crazy color. – Read more…

Though many children dream of becoming astronauts, it’s actually much harder than becoming a firefighter, teacher, doctor, or lawyer. Getting into NASA is a BFD. Instead of giving up on your childhood space exploration dreams, look no further than the AstroReality LUNAR. – Read more…


Every time you walk by the old SF Mint you’re probably surprised how nice it is. Now there is a campaign to turn it into a monthly night market. The organizers want the SF Creative Night Market to be free, so that anyone in the neighborhood can enjoy the music, food, and other cultural events. – Read more…
All fans of local music have their favorite tiny DIY music venues, usually equipped with an extremely dingy couch. These fans are also probably familiar with the heartbreak of seeing those venues close. – Read more…


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Cover image: FastCompany


This article and images were originally posted on [Indiegogo Blog] July 24, 2017 at 08:07AM

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