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Yes, it’s OK to #fail Kickstarter // Booze and junk food: how startups spend money // Cartoonist KAL’s Kickstarter a success [Links]

Smart Cities: Baltimore’s Digital Harbor [Education Week]: “Rec2Tech serves three audiences: teachers can visit during the day, there’s room for 40-50 kids after school, and the center is open to community in the evening.” Why It’s OK to Fail at Kickstarter [Mashable]: “[O]ur Kickstarter campaign, despite not hitting our goal, was exactly what we needed. […]

Smart Cities: Baltimore’s Digital Harbor [Education Week]: “Rec2Tech serves three audiences: teachers can visit during the day, there’s room for 40-50 kids after school, and the center is open to community in the evening.”

Why It’s OK to Fail at Kickstarter [Mashable]: “[O]ur Kickstarter campaign, despite not hitting our goal, was exactly what we needed. We got enormously valuable feedback directly from consumers and early adopters; we got great visibility; and perhaps most importantly, we learned a ton.”

Furniture or Booze? How Startups Spend Their Money [Bloomberg Businessweek]: “What little money startups had seemed to be going toward booze and junk food.”

Cartoonist Kevin Kallaugher’s Kickstarter Project a Roaring Success [CityBizList]: “By Jan. 21, Kallaugher had gotten pledges of $73,424, as fans, friends and well-wishers backed his project.”

Virtual Ravens logo made with GPS and a bicycle [Twitter image]

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Andrew Zaleski

Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist outside Washington, D.C. He's written for Wired, Backchannel, Popular Science, Fortune, the Washington Post Magazine, the Atlantic and elsewhere.

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