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Video: A Brief History of Kickstarter, The First 5 Years

If you haven’t already noticed, Kickstarter is getting old. Compared to other apps, the site is practically a dinosaur. Just watch this video! In it, you’ll see Kickstarter swimming with the internet’s giants like Myspace. Of course, now, the company has been so successful, they’ve failed to put out an Android compatible app. Users have to pay $0.99 to another company just to manage projects.
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Fluent Forever App: Foreign Language Acquisition Through Pronunciation Testing

Research shows that with audio testing, a person can acquire an 80% accuracy with foreign language pronunciation skills, compared to 50% accuracy without feedback. Imagine an app that takes advantage of this research: you’re learning a foreign language by listening to words and guessing which words you’re actually hearing – by giving you your guess results immediately, you’ll actually improve your accuracy by 30%. That’s a vast improvement.
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