Category Archives: Big Issues Discussion

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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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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Replace single use plastics with skin

I am inspired by the 4Ocean campaign, but it doesn’t get to the heart of the problem: Society’s dependency on single use plastics. I can’t change society, but can I change plastic? Well we’d need to find something that’s just … Continue reading

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A show to “graduate” a toddler from watching TV back to real life

So my 3 year old hates it when we turn the TV off. It’s like we’ve turned off the drug supply and she totally wigs out. My older daughter was the same at age 3. I would like to have … Continue reading

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Develop AI Persona for people with terminal illness

So your wife gets cancer and knows she’s going to die. You get her to interact with a computer on a webcam and capture as much as you can. You basically try and distill her “essence” so that you can … Continue reading

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daterapedrugs.com

So this is a really interesting moral question. You start daterapedrugs.com and you have an online store that you can browse drugs used for date rape. It lists their effects and pundits can buy them – however we only ship … Continue reading

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How does this policy affect me?

So Ele’s pivot on an idea of Ramonas was that you could offer a “how does this policy apply to me” service. You know how you get an communication from NRMA that says they’re changing 3.1c) in their terms to … Continue reading

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Driving AI game to teach driving AI

So the idea here would be to have a learning algorithm that tries to minimise damage/ death. The second part is that it’s gamified so that people can setup these crazy scenario’s where all sorts of things happen – essentially … Continue reading

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A slashdot like site that is news for teens that doesn’t pray on their insecurities and actually tries to enrich their lives through understanding.

In the book “Raising Girls” the author says that marketing intentionally makes teenage girls feel insufficient and that they need to go out and buy XYZ, or look like ABC. So I’d like to create a site which helps teenagers … Continue reading

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Segway Wheelchair

Wheel chairs are such old technology. Depending on how disabled a person is, I reckon it would be possible to rig up a segway. Essentially it holds them in at the waist and they do their leaning forward/backward to get … Continue reading

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