Monthly Archives: September 2019

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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Odd Shoes

My left foot is half a size big­ger than my right. I want to order a pair of shoes of dif­fer­ent sizes. This site would stock the big brands but mix and match shoe sizes.

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AI for suicide prevention

I was shocked to hear that 50% of sui­cide cas­es went for help and could­n’t find it. Life­line can have hour long wait times. ER can have a “there’s noth­ing wrong with you, go away” men­tal­i­ty. My pro­pos­al is to … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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