Author Archives: gemmell

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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Automate.me

So this is a premium service where a couple of guys follow you around for a few days and see exactly what you do. They have a backend dev team that works to build systems to automate parts of your … Continue reading

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Good Times 4 Bad Times Phone/Photo App

One thing about depression is that you can’t see anything good. Good Times 4 Bad Times is an application that runs on your phone (plugs in to Google photo’s?) that asks you some really specific questions about your mood and … Continue reading

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Chat Grease

The problem: Text is devoid of emotion. Emoticons do a great job of lightening things up a bit. However us geeks aren’t exactly known for being socially aware. I find that I can read text, and depending on my frame … Continue reading

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Subscription Fungi

Grown in coffee grounds, we grow the mycelium network, and a box is delivered to your house just as the first mushrooms are pushing through. You watch it grow, harvesting boutique mushrooms over the next 3 to 4 weeks, and … Continue reading

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Actually. A bot that helps you record the things you appreciate.

One of the many tools in the toolbelt of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is to train your brain by reinforcing good things. A mechanism to do this is to write down 3 things that you appreciate each day. However, I believe … Continue reading

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Build Your Own Chill Sauce

Similar to the shoe shops doing the same, this is a website that would allow you to mix & match all the various chillis, vinegars, sweeteners etc to create your own perfect chilli sauce. Chilli sauce is a funny thing, … Continue reading

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A bot that convinces you of your intrinsic value/self worth

This is a bot for psychological good. It is a chat bot, and it’s whole aim is to help you see your self worth (your intrinsic value). The idea is that it doesn’t pander to you, but it holds a … Continue reading

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VR game to help people exercise

So one of the big barriers to an overweight or inactive person going out and doing a bunch of exercise is that they suck at it and would be in the public eye. So imagine there’s a VR game where … Continue reading

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