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Hat’s all folks. Gert Lavsen

Will crowdfunding save journalism?

The likes of Der Correspondent and Kickstarter raise the prospect of a new funding model for journalism. To some extent, we are kidding ourselves.
The hugely popular Minecraft was released early to let the developer finish it, but not all people are supportive of that strategy. Claire Sutton/Flickr

Better in beta? Why early access games are a double-edged sword

Imagine you see a new book by your favourite author. Unlike most books, this one is not finished yet. The author will send you updates when they are available so you can see the story develop as it is…
Did you buy the 3D pen that made this, or invest in it? eager

Kickstarter is turning into eBay as shoppers play investors

Crowdfunding has come a long way in its short history. Today, it is even changing the way we consume. What was once a way to give a largely ready product a helping hand on its final push to market has…

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