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Mathbreakers! A 3-D Math Exploration Game by Imaginary Number Co. Founded by Morgan, Charlie, & Vivian.

Mathbreakers! A 3-D Math Exploration Game by Imaginary Number Co.

Scroll down to the team section for our story ;-) "This game is epic! " -Eric, age 8 Mathbreakers is a 3-D math exploration video game. You play a mathbreaking robot who goes on adventures where you chop numbers in half with your fractions sword, cast addition spells to zero-out your negative enemies, outsmart swarms of spikey integers with your keen number sense, save the counting sheep from certain destruction, defeat the evil Numbermancer, and so much more -- all with mathematics!

Mathbreakers empowers kids to take control of their own math learning experience. Mathematics is fully integrated into the gameplay and environment -- which means that enemies and objects in the game are all made up of numbers. "My kids have been playing Mathbreakers non-stop... "For 3 days he could not stop asking when he would get to play again. Key features include: • Web and Tablet Support: Mathbreakers is currently a Mac/PC-downloadable game only. Low-cost 3D printers and crowdfunding suicide - 3D Prototypes and Models.

[Authors notes] 1) Thank you readers and media organisations alike for spreading my works with this article.

Low-cost 3D printers and crowdfunding suicide - 3D Prototypes and Models

It has been featured on a number of 3DP news websites including Fabbaloo, Inside3DP, Printing 3D Today and 3D Printing Industry. 2) For reference, my article is not referring to specific companies, it is referring to the industry as a whole. This whole thing started around July 2013, when I started watching these companies. My examples are all based on my experiences and using $AUD. 3) This article is referring to traditional-design cartesian 3D printers, sold as assembled. 1st August, 2014 Introduction: My (Half) Workday as a Turker. The Economics of a Kickstarter Project  My project was successfully funded on 9 November 2013 to the tune of $64,597.

The Economics of a Kickstarter Project 

That’s a hefty sum of money raised by some very generous (and most amazing) backers. Yet, five months later, after a significant typo and the last reward finally shipped, I had hardly broken even. Where’d it all go? That’s the money question. Literally. The Mini Mobile Robotic Printer by ZUtA Labs Ltd. Everything today has gone mobile.

The Mini Mobile Robotic Printer by ZUtA Labs Ltd.

Thanks to our smartphones, tablets and laptops we can leave our office while staying fully connected by doing work on the go. Well, almost... There is one device that got left behind and seemed to miss the "mobile revolution train"- Why We Cancelled Our Kickstarter And Funded It Ourselves. Five months ago we launched a Kickstarter campaign for Draft.

Why We Cancelled Our Kickstarter And Funded It Ourselves

The Microfactory: A machine shop in a box by Mebotics LLC. Makers making for makers: The Microfactory project began one year ago when four friends, longtime members of an independent maker space in Somerville, Massachusetts called Artisans Asylum, came together to create a better prototyping and machining tool....one that was easy to use, self-contained, and capable of a truly impressive list of tasks.

The Microfactory: A machine shop in a box by Mebotics LLC

They independently financed the development and testing of five full versions of the Microfactory, resulting in the exceptional product featured here. The Microfactory was entirely conceived, designed and built by people who have spent their lives around machines, who wanted to make something truly revolutionary and highly usable for makers everywhere. Introducing the Microfactory: a networked, easy to operate, affordable, mess-free, quiet, safe and fully-enclosed machine capable of: printing functional parts in four colors or multiple materials AND computerized etching AND computer-controlled milling!

We need YOUR help! Machine Specs Software: Oregon Projects. Experiment.com Gains Big Venture Backers To Bring Crowdfunding To Science Research - Venture Capital Dispatch. Recent Launches. The Untold Story Behind Kickstarter Stats [INFOGRAPHIC] See the full infographic below.

The Untold Story Behind Kickstarter Stats [INFOGRAPHIC]

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Kickstarter failures that were difficult to find because Kickstarter intentionally prevents failed campaigns from being indexed by the search engines…and how I managed to find (what turned out to be) about 59% of the unsuccessfully funded projects. My article generated a lot of attention, including Mashable and VentureBeat (which republished my post). I’d like to think that it was all this attention that finally led Kickstarter to launch a stats page with data and basic metrics about the projects.

I was wrong. Prof. I received much feedback on my article, chief among them from Professor Ethan Mollick of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Georgia Tech Researchers Reveal Phrases that Pay on Kickstarter. New Georgia Tech Study Finds Pitch Language Plays Major Role in Success of Crowdfunding Projects January 13, 2014 Researchers at Georgia Tech studying the burgeoning phenomenon of crowdfunding have learned that the language used in online fundraising hold surprisingly predictive power about the success of such campaigns.

Georgia Tech Researchers Reveal Phrases that Pay on Kickstarter

As part of their study of more than 45,000 projects on Kickstarter, Assistant Professor Eric Gilbert and doctoral candidate Tanushree Mitra reveal dozens of phrases that pay and a few dozen more that may signal the likely failure of a crowd-sourced effort. “Our research revealed that the phrases used in successful Kickstarter campaigns exhibited general persuasion principles,” said Gilbert, who runs the Comp.