Using Kickstarter to jumpstart your art career | TheArtCareerProject.com Ah the Internet. What a simultaneously wonderful and terrifying place. One moment you can experience a random act of kindness from a complete stranger halfway across the world. The website was only born in 2009 and really didn’t receive major acclaim until the following year. It used to be that only artists with the resources, support, and infrastructure were able to create works and projects for public consumption, but Kickstarter has leveled the playing field by allowing for anyone with a creative idea to seek out funding from people interested in the arts. That’s not to say that celebrities and professionals aren’t using Kickstarter as well. Of course, like with any upstart website or business, there are plenty of issues with Kickstarter as well. Start with a fully-fleshed out plan If you look at some of the projects currently looking for funding on Kickstarter, you may think that creating your own page to hype your project is a simple task. Featured Monthly Kickstarter Projects
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Five Tips for Artists Using Kickstarter Beth Pohlman is an ACC jewelry artist who's in the midst of a kickstarter campaign to raise funds to create her work for our 2013 Baltimore show. We asked her to write about the experience so far, and she also offers a few tips for other artists considering doing a campaign. Back in September, after weeks of low-level anxiety and constant email checking, I finally got my results from the American Craft Council jury: I got in! I sat down and did some math, figuring out how much material I would need to make enough work to really knock people’s socks off. Kickstarter is a crowd-funding site for people who are doing creative projects. Here are some things I’ve learned that might help if you are considering doing a Kickstarter campaign: It takes a lot of work to get the campaign ready to launch. You have to make a video. Make sure you are actually making money. It takes time to get the money. Work it baby, work it. Beth Pohlman lives and works in ever interesting Baltimore, Maryland.
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Firefox OS History Firefox OS was publicly demonstrated in February 2012, on Android-compatible smartphones. By December 16, 2014, fourteen operators in 28 countries throughout the world offered Firefox OS phones. In January 2016 Mozilla announced that Firefox OS would power Panasonic's UHD TVs (as previously announced Firefox OS "would pivot to connected devices"). In September 2016 Mozilla announced that work on Firefox OS had ceased, and that all B2G-related code would be removed from mozilla-central. Project inception and roll-out Commencement of project This led to much blog coverage. According to Ars Technica, "Mozilla says that B2G is motivated by a desire to demonstrate that the standards-based open Web has the potential to be a competitive alternative to the existing single-vendor application development stacks offered by the dominant mobile operating systems Jan Jongboom at the Simonyi Conference - 2014 Development history Demonstrations
Humanity Awakens | Freedom is as freedom does! Society of the Spectacle Guy Debord 1967 Written: 1967;Translation: Black & Red, 1977;Transcription/HTML Markup: Greg Adargo. Chapter 1 “Separation Perfected” But certainly for the present age, which prefers the sign to the thing signified, the copy to the original, representation to reality, the appearance to the essence... illusion only is sacred, truth profane. Nay, sacredness is held to be enhanced in proportion as truth decreases and illusion increases, so that the highest degree of illusion comes to be the highest degree of sacredness. In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. The images detached from every aspect of life fuse in a common stream in which the unity of this life can no longer be reestablished. The spectacle presents itself simultaneously as all of society, as part of society, and as instrument of unification. In a world which really is topsy-turvy, the true is a moment of the false.
Nova Svest Niccolò Machiavelli Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (Italian: [nikkoˈlɔ makjaˈvɛlli]; 3 May 1469 – 21 June 1527) was an Italian historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist, and writer based in Florence during the Renaissance. He was for many years an official in the Florentine Republic, with responsibilities in diplomatic and military affairs. He was a founder of modern political science, and more specifically political ethics. He also wrote comedies, carnival songs, and poetry. His personal correspondence is renowned in the Italian language. He was Secretary to the Second Chancery of the Republic of Florence from 1498 to 1512, when the Medici were out of power. "Machiavellianism" is a widely used negative term to characterize unscrupulous politicians of the sort Machiavelli described in The Prince. Life Machiavelli was born in a tumultuous era—popes waged acquisitive wars against Italian city-states, and people and cities often fell from power. Works The Prince