Author Archives: gemmell

Guide – the Google Assistant for children

After buying my daughter a tablet with Google Assistant and watching how poor it was at giving her answers to her questions I thought I could do better. She’s 6 years old and asks 6 year old questions. “Why are … Continue reading

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Conversational Accounting

A chat box for Xero that lets you: Create invoices for customers Submit receipts and other documentation List out unpaid invoices Query things But more than this, it’ll tell you things you need to know. This contract will expire in … Continue reading

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Lithiated Water

So I’ve just learned about the wonderful effects of low dose lithium and read that they used to make lithiated water, and in fact 7up was lithiated. I think given the supplements industry that lithiated water needs to make a … Continue reading

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Pneumatic anti-roadkill device

Sits at the front of your car, detects an impact and releases a jet of air to push the animal out of the way. Either that or an external air bag that detects an impact and inflates, hopefully sparing the … Continue reading

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VR Meditation Platform

After trying the new Occulus device I was impressed by just how immersive it was. Then whilst doing a guided meditation on InsightTimer I was finding it difficult to focus. Then it hit me: We should use a game dev … Continue reading

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Elongate

This is a consultancy for longevity. You come and see us, and we use all the cutting edge research, blood work, physical exercise, mental exercise, eating plans for you. It’s a full blown intensive 12 week program.

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LiveInIt

Imagine a VR experience where you walk out on stage to adoring fans. A full 3d video of someone big name lead singer walking out and hearing those cheers, for YOU. They’re cheering for you! LiveInIt is a set of … Continue reading

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Excel Lambda Library

Now that Excel has introduced lambdas, which means you can build fully fledged systems by defining your own functions, there is the opportunity for sharing and collaboration on them via an Excel plugin that enables you to search for, import, … Continue reading

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Repeat After Me Robots

A system where you wear some gloves and headgear and you do an operation a bunch of times and the system records it. A robot that can repeat the action (with some AI to make it not do dumb things). … Continue reading

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On Site Ammonia

Generate ammonia on a farm using solar power and water. New techniques for using low power plasmas for producing Ammonia are possible. This would allow a farmer to produce Ammonia at their farm instead of shipping it in. Ammonia can … Continue reading

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