Geek Vs Geek: Is Kickstarter Enabling Innovation or the Deathstar of Dreams?

by Dave Johnson ; Updated September 18, 2017

Welcome to Geek Vs Geek, a weekly feature in which eHow Tech editor Dave Johnson argues about gadgets and technology with his long-time nemesis and CNET contributor Rick Broida. It's all hosted and moderated by comedian Helen Hong. This week, Dave and Rick question if Kickstarter campaigns are worth the risk -- should you invest in a product that might never ship?

About the Author

Dave Johnson is editor of eHow's Tech channel, and the author of about 3 dozen books, including the best-selling, "How to Do Everything with Your Digital Camera." He has appeared in dozens of magazines and websites, including PC World, Wired, and CBS MoneyWatch.