My friends and family for providing couches and guest bedrooms for me to crash on over the past six months while I commuted between New York, Hong Kong, Detroit and many places in between. You guys have been putting your Freewrites to work! We will no longer be responding to Kickstarter messages or comments.
Over 1, words have already been written on Freewrites! Our keyboard builder, Justin at Tex, in Taiwan, for producing our custom keyboard and making it one of the best ever. Now, having a review like one of our Kickstarter backers and Atlantic contributor, Ian Bogost, wrote: We are starting to think about new products, especially accessories like covers and cases.
We thought the numbers were lying but then we checked them again. Who are our customers people ask? Last but certainly not least, we need to thank you, our Kickstarter backers, for making this happen.
The product parts really are very expensive and there was no other way. There are a few things I can say: Written on my Freewrite. The campaign goal, it was a lot higher than what people told us we should set it at.
There are a lot of people to thank for making this happen: We knew we had something that was interesting to people but how many? My goal was just to make it into production, no matter the size or the goal of having a sustainable company.
Shifting gears became the theme of the 18 months as we constantly had to re-prioritize to triage problems and keep things moving. On Dec 10th,we launched this Kickstarter campaign.
Please send any and all inquiries to hello astrohaus. We had a custom app running on a Raspberry Pi that served an experimental browser running on a hacked e-reader through an internal private Wi-Fi network. We submitted a rough description and an even rougher prototype. Our team is tiny and must grow for us to properly support the Freewrite ecosystem.
Like 22 likes September 26, was the day that this whole thing started. Immediately after we went live, your contributions came roaring in.
We were really going to have to make this thing. Our first and only employee, Charlie, for figuring out how to thrive in a turbulent atmosphere that requires him to learn new things everyday while being surrounded by the insanity that is working with Patrick and me.In the battle to stay focused—What?
Oh, sorry. Got distracted there.—Leeb and his Astrohaus co-founder, software developer Patrick Paul, became aware that their writing friends were (and are) losing their concentration, maybe their minds.
“And it turned out that everybody we talked to had some kind of distraction-free technique,” Leeb says.
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See the complete profile on LinkedIn and Title: Cofounder at Astrohaus. Freewrite, a usable writing device that’s also a critique of the system of writing itself.
There’s an old aphorism about writing that goes: Real writers write with the mind, not with the fingers. Adam Leeb Posts; Projects; Bio; Astrohaus. July 5, Kickstarter’s a go for launch – Creating Freewrite, Part 5.
The decision to create a Kickstarter campaign was made (read more in part 4). May 23, The Path to Kickstarter – Creating Freewrite, Part 4.
In the last post, Part 3, I discussed the process of building the. Adam Leeb is the Cofounder of Astrohaus, the makers of the Freewrite Distraction-Free writing tool. He is a product designer and mechanical engineer (MIT graduate). I just recived this beauty from @astrohaus and I'm so excited to write on it!
It's a digital typewriter, for completely distraction free writing. The neko atsume decal is my addition. #freewrite #digitaltypwriter.Download