Category Archives: Technology

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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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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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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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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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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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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Reef Shoe Flipper Shoe

A reef shoe/flipper hybrid that retracts the flipper when the knee bends such that walking is possible. Great for bodyboarders who might walk along the rocks, and then dive in. Could be completely mechanical via an attachement to above the … Continue reading

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