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I’m up at Moomba again, which means the following:
I have time to write. And I’m keeping more discipline this time around to do so.
I have internet connectivity through site computers using IE6, which WordPress doesn’t like. So this blog post is written as an email and sent to an address that posts it directly. It also means I don’t plan to really post much while I’m here.
In the absence of a post of my own, I’ve just read a well-written blog entry about a topic that has been looming large for me as of late: Amanda Palmer’s massively successful Kickstarter project. She is over $500,000 presently (5x her goal), with only 10% of the time ticked off the clock. It has been so successful and so quick that it has popped up on various music, social media, and internet trending radars. One of the prizes has actually prompted an idea for a Kickstarter to raise funds for Alyssa to be able to fund Palmer’s Kickstarter and go see one of the art studio concerts (but I’m getting ahead of myself).
I don’t plan to write on Amanda Palmer’s Kickstarter’s success and implications thereof because I won’t do better than Scalzi did here: http://whatever.scalzi.com/2012/05/03/amanda-palmer-kickstarter-and-everything/