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VR Goggles for Swimming

Imagine how cool it would be to have a swim spa that had jets on all sides and some VR goggles. You could endlessly explore coral reefs from the comfort of your back garden.

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Crawl Space Suit

This is a suit that has an inbuilt thermal regulator to keep the occupant cool even though they are in a 50 degree C roof cavity. Tough material so catching it on beams and nails and whatever doesn’t tear it … Continue reading

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Desalination via alternating current

Water flows through a rectangular pipe with some electro magnets on the outside: electro magnet —————- ======>water====> —————- electro magnet If you turn on the magnets all the chlorine (and a bunch of water) would go to one side, and … Continue reading

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VR forest bathing

I had this idea quite a while ago but I guess I never wrote it up. Essentially there are a bunch of mental health benefits from just being in nature, and this treatment called “forest bathing”. With VR this should … Continue reading

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CornFlucks: Urinal Cake Edition

CornFlucks, but for urinal cakes. Hoooo boy what a hoot at a nightclub!

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Insanely accurate OCR that corrects things

Use Tesseract to OCR, then use GPT2 and blank out every 2nd/3rd/4th word and use GPT2 to predict it. If it predicts a different word, and it could actually be that word (visually), switch to that.

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A chatbot to educate about climate change

I would like to write a bot that can answer questions about climate change at a level that makes sense to the reader. It’s pretty hard for a 7 year old to read wikipedia, so it has to to walk … Continue reading

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A chatbot to convince someone of evolution

I was talking to someone at work who said quite openly that he didn’t believe in evolution. “Believe in” evolution! Like do you believe in air? You can’t see that either. Anyway, what I thought was that you can never … Continue reading

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“Thrumm” based wind power generator

Inspired by the “thrumm” you hear when you have one window down in the car and that alternating pressure that results, I’m wondering if you can build a box with a curved membrane in it that pops in one way … Continue reading

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Errands

Lucas, over the road, is 13 years old and is saving for a drone. He knocks and asks whether there are any odd jobs he can do to earn pocket money. This idea is to build an app that connects … Continue reading

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