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Indiegogo improves crowdfunding with a stamp of approval for hardware projects

One of the biggest challenges of a hardware crowdfunding campaign is delivering in a timely fashion. Indiegogo knows that better than most, and is teaming up with Arrow Electronics to help entrepreneurs deliver products through engineering assistance and go-to-market support.<p>The move is continuing …

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Pre-Production Hardware Testing Methods | Fictiv - Hardware Guide

The pre-production phase of the hardware product development cycle encompasses the commonly mentioned EVT (Engineering Verification Test), DVT …

Q&A: Why Fully Autonomous Robot Cars Hail from the 20th Century

An MIT engineer and historian argues that self-driving cars and other robotic systems should still keep humans in the loop

Recommended Robot and AI Reads This Week - MIT Technology Review

Jobs for the Droids<br>A nice piece in the <i>Financial Times</i> looks at four recent books that touch on automation and the future of work.<p>Yelp is Using Image …

Crowdfunding 101: Failing in Public and Coming Back

The Designer behind Twine and the Range Thermometer on the Redux<p>Last summer, my little company launched a Kickstarter campaign for a Bluetooth …

Meet The 2014 Hardware Battlefield Entrants

We’re pleased to announce the 2014 Hardware Battlefield finalists, a group of international hardware startups from eleven countries that are about to take the world by storm with some amazing technology, great ideas, and unique business models. Up for grabs is a $50,000 prize, the first ever …

Zuckerberg Confirms Facebook Is Working On Augmented Reality

“Yeah!” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said excitedly in response to a big question for his company: is Facebook working on augmented reality? “It’s a bit further out,” he followed up during a talk about virtual reality at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit in San Francisco.<p>Facebook’s …