The Daily Dig for Sunday, July 27

Australian schools crowdfunding to keep truant officers

An initiative designed to keep indigenous children in school has enjoyed incredible success but was a victim of recent budget cuts, so people are crowdfunding to keep the program alive.  Jewel Topsfield has more.

Pubslush veep gives crowdfunding advice

Amanda Barbara sees crowdfunding being able to contribute in specific ways to specific industries.  She shares her thoughts here.

Scamming Kickstarter brothers migrate to Airbnb

A pair of brothers have failed to deliver on one Kickstarter campaign, are attempting another, and are squatting in a home they rented on Airbnb.  Carolyn Said tells the story of the worst case scenario in the sharing economy.

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