Monthly Archives: October 2020

LendUp

A micro-invest­­ment plat­form where you can make a micro invest­ment (e.g. $500) that bub­bles up to the top lev­el so that the con­trollers can par­tic­i­pate in micro-lend­ing or any form of lend­ing that gen­er­ates a prof­it for the microlend. This … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Pest Control Robot: Demyner

Indi­an myn­er birds are an intro­duced pest that aggres­sive­ly take over nest­ing spots. The Demyn­er would sit in trees above nest­ing spots and would cat­­tle-bolt each one that was going to come in… or maybe a nest­ing box that throws … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Pest Control Robot: Snip-er

This is a drone that can iden­ti­fy pat­ter­sons curse flow­ers and sim­ply snip them off. This a nox­ious intro­duced species which can kill hors­es. The idea is that by cut­ting off the flow­ers, we’re stop­ping it from breed­ing and spread­ing. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Pest Control Robot: Waspaway

I was both­ered by a Euro­pean Wasp today at lunch time. A noto­ri­ous intro­duced species nobody likes. And I won­dered whether you could have some pret­ty sim­ple bait with a cam­era and smash any wasp that comes to the bait. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Pest Control Robot: Ratsoff

I envi­sion a large spi­der or snake like robot that essen­tial­ly uses com­put­er vision to keep your attic or roof space free of mice and spi­ders. It sits in wait, and then stalks its prey, kills it, and drops it … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Bounce!

This is a cross between a pogo-stick and elec­tric scoot­ers and is large­ly based on how kan­ga­roo’s are an amaz­ing crea­ture. Each bounce can take them 9 meters. So Bounce! is a com­pa­ny that makes a ride on elec­tric pogo … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Blocker Gloves

This prob­a­bly exists but they are a shield that your child wears on the back of their hand when they are cut­ting in the kitchen. The shield extends beyond their mid­dle knuck­les just a frac­tion so that you know that … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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