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Crowd funding: a monumental achievement

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… needs is a half-man half-machine, kick-ass eighties movie icon. That’s right, a statue of Robocop.

Robot Love

It all started with a tweet. Some guy on Twitter asked the mayor of Detroit about a Robocop statue. Mayor Bing (unsurprisingly) replied: “there are not any plans to erect a statue to Robocop.” But luckily for fans of the law-enforcing cyborg this is 2011 – the age of crowd funding.

Two days after the original tweet, a Detroit-based collective called …

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