Something cool that I shared with patrons a month ago: a very rough concept of what a browser extension could look like~
This is working in Safari, but not in Firefox - I don't support there's anyone that might know why that is?
IK the metrics are wonky btw - still a work in progress! ✨
Abolish Silicon Valley
working hard on making fonts 4 u~
Fun thing discovered with one of the working builds of the SVGinOT font...
In case anyone wants a more immediate alternative to Patreon, you can pursue a patronage-style system within Gumroad via it's subscriptions, with caveats.
(The biggest one IMO being you have to provide something in return, so traditional Patreon $1 subs don't really translate here)
This is an article on Gumroad's blog from someone who was able to do that, and talks about the pros and cons - http://blog.gumroad.com/post/169307494778/a-patronage-model-with-gumroad
I've now made 898 completed individual emoji designs in Mutant Standard
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Also, as someone on Twitter very eloquently mentioned with regards to that dreadful CNBC article...
WE pay Patreon our 10% for them to render their services, they do not 'give' us 90%.
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@Shutsumon @Anke there is the successor to Drip that XOXO is making, which is a PBC (a corporate entity that has a specific mandate that legally limits on how they can make profits as well as legally binding them to do certain things for the public good) and has only taken seed funding from Kickstarter itself, not VC funding - https://blog.xoxofest.com/post/179391035385/something-new-from-xoxo