229: 100 Amazing Kickstarter Facts, Number 64 Will Touch Your Heart

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Kickstarter funded 100,000 projects! To celebrate they shared 100 amazing facts! We also talk about the Crunchies, Face Swap Live, Moore’s Law, gravitational waves, Snapchat, and Amazon’s Lumberyard. See below for all the show notes.

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Show Notes of Amazing Kickstarter Facts

 

We talked about the interesting categories running up to the event, and now we know the winners of the Crunchies.
And The Winners Of The 9th Annual Crunchies Are…

 

OK. You have to check out this app. It’s incredibly fun. Yes, it’s $0.99, but it’s worth it. We all got huge laughs from this app.
Face Swap Live!

 

Kickerstarter has successfully funded 100,000 projects. To celebrate, they share 100 amazing facts. It’s a very cool milestone and really speaks to their ability to help individuals see their projects come to live in a way that minimizes a lot of risk.
The First 100,000 Funded Kickstarter Projects in 100 Numbers

 

It’s getting harder for chips to get smaller and it no longer makes sense for chip manufacturers to follow Moore’s law as a roadmap. So they’re switching to something else… And Matthew thinks it’s a sign of a big slowdown in innovation.
Moore’s Law Really Is Dead
Flash Memory Passes Storage Density Of Hard Drives

 

So… It turns out that Einstein is a genius. And now we have proof of his gravitational wave theory. Super cool. The PBS Youtube channel is particularly good at explaining the concept if you’re interested.
Scientist Directly Observe Gravitational Waves
PBS Space Time: Gravitational Waves

 

Amazon is making it easier to create apps with their new lumberyard.
Amazon’s Lumberyard
Unity For Valve’s VR

 

Do you use Snapchat well? Probably not. This story demonstrates how one teen using the app. If you don’t feel old yet, you will after hearing about this story.
My Little Sister Taught Me How To “Snapchat Like The Teens”