Author Archives: gemmell

My Business Rules

A show that is a reverse of SharkTank. People come in with drive, but no real ideas, and the panel gives them an idea based on their likes and dislikes and personality and sends them out in the world to … Continue reading

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Scrubbers Swarm

Very similar to previous idea of building systems which stop you having to pull a boat out to treat it, my scrubbers swarm are able to “walk” over the hull using suction/magnetic legs and scrub the underside of a ship.

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Bio Anti-Fouling Pool

Currently boats are pulled up out of the water, scraped clean and painted with new anti-foul. My idea is to create a pool full of algae & weed eating life, the boat drives in, stays there for a day, and … Continue reading

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Funky Compression Wraps & Custom Hospital Robes

With the ageing population, we’re going to see a lot of chemists selling those light brown wraps, tapes and bandages. They’re boring. And old people are old, not dead (website: oldnotdead.com ?) – so they can purchase our line of … Continue reading

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IEO + Crowdfunding

Currently crowd funding platforms offer pundits the ability to pre-purchase the product at a discounted rate, but not share in the profits of the company. So this platform would allow people to post projects up, which are essentially IEO’s managed … Continue reading

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Life in Time

This is inspired by a lunchtime chat about space, intelligence, and the concept of Gaia (mother nature as a life form). I was merely wondering if perhaps our search in space for extraterrestrial intelligence is perhaps too narrow. Perhaps we … Continue reading

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High Performance Spoken Language

So English etc has a 50% redundancy built in. That is, you can cut out 50% of speech and the other person can still understand statements. What would happen if we designed a language that had 0% redundancy. This is … Continue reading

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Make me sound smarter

AI that takes whatever you’ve written and upgrades the words used to make you sound smarter. Uses a sliding scale for the intelligence level so you can bash out some essay using your dumb-ass language and it comes through and … Continue reading

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Pickup2

This is a cross between a dating app and uber. Essentially women sign up as drivers, single men prefer pickup2 over uber because it gives them an opportunity to meet someone. They get to where they need to go, the … Continue reading

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More Social Media Ideas

People only ever post success stories on LinkedIn it can make it feel like you’re the only one in the world not succeeding, so you post every little success you have, and thus the circle turns. I’m sure everyone on … Continue reading

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