1. What the future holds.
The Walker Art Center asked artist and futurist Julian Bleecker to offer up his top 10 developments of 2012 and Kickstarter popped up at #1.


A year ago it may have been an overstatement to say there’s been a renaissance of earnest pleas for funding personal projects, with Kickstarter being the canonical broker of such things… I’d say this is a recognizable achievement for the capitalization of weird ideas…. It’s not at all like shopping.


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    What the future holds.

    The Walker Art Center asked artist and futurist Julian Bleecker to offer up his top 10 developments of 2012 and Kickstarter popped up at #1.

    A year ago it may have been an overstatement to say there’s been a renaissance of earnest pleas for funding personal projects, with Kickstarter being the canonical broker of such things… I’d say this is a recognizable achievement for the capitalization of weird ideas…. It’s not at all like shopping.

    Read more.