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Is This The Crowdfunding Site App Developers Have Been Wishing For? →

fastcompany:

And it’s open source only! Here’s the story behind Bountysource.

The basic idea behind Bountysource seems easy enough to explain—it’s a crowdfunding site for open source software. But when the site first launched about a decade ago, those were still fairly esoteric concepts for potential users and investors. Even the founders, then fresh out of college, had never heard the term “crowdfounding,” says cofounder and COO David Rappo. The project died fast.

"Nowadays, we can say it’s a crowdfunding platform for open source software, and people are like, we get it," Rappo says. "The time is right: people not only understand crowdfunding, but they love it."

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Crowd funding for open source projects

fastcompany:

Some of the biggest innovations of our time were created after hours. Here, the compelling case for trying out stupid things on the side.

“The only way a side project will work is if people give themselves permission to think simple, to change their minds, to fail—basically, to not take them too seriously,” says van Schneider. “When you treat something like it’s stupid, you have fun with it, you don’t put too much structure around it. You can enjoy different types of success.”

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fastcompany:

Some of the biggest innovations of our time were created after hours. Here, the compelling case for trying out stupid things on the side.

“The only way a side project will work is if people give themselves permission to think simple, to change their minds, to fail—basically, to not take them too seriously,” says van Schneider. “When you treat something like it’s stupid, you have fun with it, you don’t put too much structure around it. You can enjoy different types of success.”

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huffingtonpost:

United States wins against Ghana 2-1!

See all the highlights of the game here. 

US vs. Ghana in gifs

creativemornings:

"We always thought that a startup is about building value… but we realized down the road, that it is really about creating values."
— Fabian Pfortmüller.
Watch the talk.

creativemornings:

"We always thought that a startup is about building value… but we realized down the road, that it is really about creating values."

— Fabian Pfortmüller.

Watch the talk.

whitehouse:

Happy Father’s Day!

whitehouse:

Happy Father’s Day!

yahoosports:

yahoosports:

MESSI!!!

Great goal by a world-class talent.

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.

— Gautama Buddha (via purplebuddhaproject)

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16 things I know are true but haven’t quite learned yet →

(Source: prospekt)

The Quality of Being Stuck. →

bookstainedmotoroil:

Self-assessment of ZAMM philosophy.

"Stuckness shouldn’t be avoided. It’s the psychic predecessor of all real understanding. An egoless acceptance of stuckness is a key to an understanding of all Quality, in mechanical work as in other endeavors.

It’s this understanding of Quality as revealed…