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Why the Potato Salad project on Kickstarter reached 5 figures

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by soctal, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. soctal

    soctal Regular Member

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    No doubt everyone has heard about the Potato Starter project on Kickstarter where the dude asked for 10 dollars and now its trending towards 60k. This article gives a nice breakdown of why.

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    http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/07/the-data-behind-that-potato-salad-kickstarter/374998/
     
  2. manking

    manking Regular Member

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    Don't need to read, I know exactly why it reached so much - people are stupid and waste their money on useless things
     
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    TheUnborn Elite Member

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    This was already shared here,people are just crazy
     
  4. Charliechuckles

    Charliechuckles Newbie

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    Why don't more of the crazy people come and find me and give me $10!!
     
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    Adrian112 Supreme Member Premium Member

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    Because f*ck you, that's why.
     
  6. soctal

    soctal Regular Member

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    wtf is the matter with you? That was completely unnecessary to act like such a small dicked jerk! Just ignore this topic if it has no interest for you.



    okay, i didnt see any reference to this article. I thought it a good use of i think they call it "Big Data".