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an 8% to 10% commission, to the proposer, who then begins
making good on the rewards and research. In order to
encourage accurate goal-setting, some sites also allow
researchers to collect donations that fall short of their target,
but at a higher commission.
"It's outside the standard procedure of funding that we learn as
graduate students," Kipping says. He did not have to go through
a traditional funding body, such as NASA, which funds his salary
and an annual research supplement, nor did his proposal
encounter expert peer review. But he did engage in a
monthlong, online question-and-answer process with potential
public funders. Kipping says they asked "really smart questions,
... particularly on the computing side," challenging, for example,
his plan to use clusters rather than distributed computing.
While he did not change his supercomputer’s design as a result
of those questions, he says he could imagine doing so given a
good idea.
Current success rates are hard to estimate. Petridish.org co-
founder Matt Salzberg claims that about 80% of the campaigns
the company has selected and promoted since its launch in
March have met their funding
goals. RocketHub and Kickstarter report rates in the 30% to
40% range, depending on the category. But in all cases in

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an 8% to 10% commission, to the proposer, who then begins making good on the rewards and research. In order to encourage accurate goal-setting, some sites also allow researchers to collect donations that fall short of their target, but at a higher commission. "It's outside the standard procedure of funding that we learn as graduate students," Kipping says. He did not have to go through a traditional funding body, such as NASA, which funds his salary and an annual research supplement, nor did his proposal encounter expert peer review. But he did engage in a monthlong, online question-and-answer ...
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