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Submission + - Kickstarter's New Quick Launch Feature Replaces Humans With Algorithm (itworld.com)

itwbennett writes: On Tuesday, Kickstarter announced 'Launch Now,' a feature that will let creators launch their project as soon as they're ready and not require review by 'community managers'. Instead of human feedback, the tool uses an algorithm incorporating thousands of data points to check whether a project is ready to go live, such as its description, funding goal, and whether it's the creator's first project, Kickstarter said. As part of the changes, Kickstarter also said it simplified its rules for projects, allowing projects to be hosted on its site that previously weren't allowed, including more types of software.
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Kickstarter's New Quick Launch Feature Replaces Humans With Algorithm

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