Tag Archive | Kickstarter

See Something Cool: Landfill Harmonic

My jaw dropped the moment I heard the first little bit of music. Cool might not even capture all you need to think of this.

The Landfill Harmonic is a group of children from a Paraguayan slum who play instruments made from recycled materials. This video is a trailer for the documentary which was kickstarted recently.

Crowd Funding: An Explanation and An Opinion

Hello Nerdy Friends!

I just wanted to drop some knowledge and  share a video that I enjoyed. If you listen to our podcast you hear the guys talking about Kickstarter quite a bit. I keep reading about these discussions all over the net, is Kickstarter being exploited by celebrities? Is Kickstarter moving away from their original platform? Are people taking advantage of it?

Kickstarter is one of the sites that is using crowd funding for community projects. Crowd funding is basically a way for people to pool their funds and support efforts by other people. This can be funding for artists, small businesses, disaster relief, inventions, research, and civic projects.

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Double Fine Adventure Reveals to be Broken Age

Way back in March of last year, I put in my helping hand to Tim Schafer’s then initially titled “Double Fine Adventure” when it went to break records on Kickstarter. A year later with a lot of fun updates in between, we get our first look in a teaser for the game now titled Broken Age.

Hit the jump to watch the teaser trailer.

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CYaN Podcast Episode 47: The Talking Stick

Hopefully you had a great St. Patrick’s Day yesterday. To help with lingering effects we have a brand new episode of the Call Yourself A Nerd Podcast. This week; Danny and Ricky talk about the demise of Google Reader, some of our favorite shows coming to Netflix Instant, movie news and trailers, and then we end it off with a heated discussion on the quality of this season of The Walking Dead.

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CYaN Podcast Episode 25: Team Bus Throwers

Sorry about this one coming a day late, blame my schedule. Either way welcome to brand new episode of the Call Yourself A Nerd Podcast. On this week’s episode; Danny and Ricky go on about some of the NYCC news, Cartoon Network’s weird handling of DC Nation, movie trains and lots of talk about zombies due to The Walking Dead. Hope you have fun with this one.

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CYaN Podcast Episode 12: Orel Messed With My Mouth

Welcome to the Call Yourself A Nerd Podcast; where your hosts Danny and Ricky will talk about this week’s topics. Of course, this week was San Diego Comic Con and we were left with a lot of surprises and bits of news. The news include all the upcoming Marvel Studios movies, Neil Gaiman and Sandman, and a few different Kickstarter projects

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