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Gambling + Insurance = Gamified Insurance

The idea here is to connect those seeking insurance with those seeking a high risk investment opportunity. Here’s how it works. Those who want insurance sign up to the site and they put up their profile. Age, number of accidents, … Continue reading

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Repluggers

When your thong (foot thong!) pulls through and the rubber is somewhat worn and happens again and again. Rather than buying a new set of thongs you buy the replugger which clamps onto the bit that goes between your toes, … Continue reading

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Exoskeletal Training & Rehabilitation

Was thinking that if you could build a light weight exo skeleton that could “guide” movement – it’s not moving by itself, it’s more correcting alignment, or giving the user feedback to do it themselves – that you could use … Continue reading

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Air Buoy & Buoy

This is Air B&B but for births for your boat. Plenty of people own a warf. This is a facility for them to lease it out as a place to moore a boat for a short amount of time. Great … Continue reading

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Stable Stand – a retrofit platform on boats that keeps still on rocky seas

The idea here is simple: Drones were enabled by fast, small, efficient processing. They physics was always known, what happened is that computers became fast enough to process events and respond to them to enable a drone to alter things … Continue reading

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Reducing Roadkill

How much does roadkill cost society? Both in accidents, injuries, and the ecological toll? I bet nobody’s done the numbers, but it seems to me that if we can reduce road kill, then nobody is going to lose out. This … Continue reading

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Bird Off Drone

This probably exists, but the idea is that cafe’s like the Yarallumla Nursery have a bird problem. They fly down to the table and eat any left overs. And then they get bolder and bolder until they’re bothering guests and … Continue reading

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Drone Drone

A drone which is dedicated to hassling your kids. “Get up, get dressed, get in the car” etc. Essentially you switch it on, use the phone app to assign it to a child, give it a sentence to endlessly repeat … Continue reading

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Conscientious Consumer

A community driven site where people do research on products so that conscientious shoppers can choose products. For instance, if I plug in that my main choice factor is environmental impact (plastic) and avoidance of palm oil and that I’m … Continue reading

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Should I Drive?

A social app or plugin that allows you to ask your circles anonymous questions. e.g. Should I drive home tonight? The idea is that those who are perhaps not happy to speak up can vote… obviously flawed in a lot … Continue reading

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