If you decided to fund your next car purchase by begging for money on a street corner and promising people that you would get a really sweet ride with the money, you would be treated like the tramp that you are. If you go on Kickstarter/Indiegogo or any other crowdfunded site, you are an entrepreneur who knows how to hustle and you are sticking it to the man (VC/Angel/Rich Uncle Larry).
360 million diapers are changed everyday. Some day, every single one will have a digital story to tell. And you will be downloading them to your phone.
There are quite a lot of people who are seriously concerned about maintaining their privacy in an age where aerial drones - like the Parrot AR - are increasingly easy to build or buy.
If you're a fan of DIY projects that involve Arduino, you might want to check out the new Pinoccio microcontroller.