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“$10,000 No Repeat Work Day” winner

The local radio station has a $10,000 guarantee that they won’t repeat the same song within a day. If they do, and you ring up and point it out, they give you $10,000. Seems to me that this would be … Continue reading

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Reintroduce Prism Lighting

Whilst looking at lenses and prisms for lighting up dark spaces, I came across the concept of Prism Lighting. Essentially instead of a flat pane of glass, a glass with prisms that refract the light in different directions depending on … Continue reading

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PlotLine AI Book Generator

The idea here is that you take a bunch of best sellers in a particular category and you sketch out the plot line of each book by highlighting a passage and basically summarising it: “Joseph comes home to find his … Continue reading

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Digital Advertising Business as Publishers

Publishing books is one industry that seems ripe for disruption. You can already self publish through a range of digital formats, most notably kindle & amazon, but this leaves anybody developing a children’s book which is meant to be a … Continue reading

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Self Reflection: The health mirror

So this is a combination of two previous ideas. One is the smart mirror / mirror mirror on the wall idea where you have an AI like presence in the mirror that can display certain things. The other idea is … Continue reading

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Train Training Car

So in places like England, it’s entirely plausible to live out in the country and catch a train into say London for work. But the commutes are long. I guess similar to living in Gosford and commuting to Sydney which … Continue reading

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Magic dissappearing microfibre glasses case

I don’t know about you, but I lose the little microfibre sack that comes with sunglasses as soon as I take the glasses out of it. I put the case wherever, and it’s never seen again. So this idea is … Continue reading

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Bubblello – Trello but with Bubbles

The idea was that I needed a way to capture our “big picture” features as a bubble graph with the size being the priority. Perhaps what this tool is is a multi-dimensional trello board where the size of the bubble … Continue reading

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GitHub for Science

This stems from my skin-to-replace-plastic idea. Really what I want to do is encourage those with varied backgrounds to collaborate to make something happen. This is the open source software model: People who are expert software developers spend their time … Continue reading

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DCEO Chatbot – an interface for investors to query a company

The idea here is that the DCEO app is capturing sales, revenue, expenditure, any NDAs and agreements are filed etc, and a we provide a dashboard and chatbot such that an investor can ask questions of a company. “What does … Continue reading

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