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Today’s great line-up of speakers at the second and final day of the Hardware Innovation Workshop let fly a flurry of great tweets. Here is but a sampling of the buzz:

Bilal Ghalib[email protected]34m Protip. The very core of your crowd funding campaign is your authenticity. Focus on social capital #makeHIW http://instagram.com/p/ZWX3ZIR5A3/ 

Rachel Kalmar[email protected]36m Crowdfunding is more about the crowd and less about the funding. People want to be part of community effort to create. @katedrane #MakeHIW

Drew Fustini[email protected]51m “patents don’t promote innovation anymore, they are the weapons of corporate warfare” warns @benkaufman at #makehiw pic.twitter.com/RVryjlGTmz

Dale Dougherty[email protected]54m GE’s patent portfolio made available for alternate uses through Quirky. Ben’s killer prez. @benkaufman #makehiw pic.twitter.com/Mp5uV1OAww

Maarten den Braber[email protected]1h If you’re not watching the Make: Live stream now – you should. Period http://ustream.tv/makelive  #makehiw

The Robot Launch Pad[email protected]1h “We can’t have an Internet of things if we don’t share the data” @grapealope #makeHIW pic.twitter.com/DO1druLoQC

Bilal Ghalib[email protected]2h Vision: world where society wants science & engineers as badly as it needs them. #makeHIW I love this talk, join us:

David Proctor[email protected]43m Look closely. “raise money” is last in a list of four reasons to choose crowdfunding #MakeHIW pic.twitter.com/Qowt6wbFwF

Super-Awesome Sylvia[email protected]2h AWESOME!! @Make arduino and arduino book in swag bags! SWAG BAGS!! ohmyglob #MakeHIW And #lightup won lasts nights vote!! WOOO HOOO!

mickey wilson[email protected]_Wilson25m Yummy maker pops at #MakeHIW @SherryHuss #littlebeepops pic.twitter.com/4VRrGjvku0

Indiegogo[email protected]26m RT @shahoo: Sometimes crowdfunding is just humans wanting to help humans. #makeHIW @Indiegogo

WikiCAD[email protected]30m mRT @grapealope: Totally impressed by @carlbass (and everyone I’ve met @autodesk). They’re weird, they break rules, and make things #makeHIW

Matthew F. Reyes[email protected]44m Same here! RT @shahoo: Okay, @benkaufman convinced me, I’m now a fan of @quirky #makeHIW

MakingSociety[email protected]1h “In the Internet of Things, data is the currency” @grapealope @misfitwearables #makeHIW

The food at #makehiw has been amazing. If @mayviva finds out what they’ve been feeding me here, there will be tears. #makeHIW