Category Archives: Random

Mindful Storytime

The idea here is to blend mindfulness with aboriginal dream time stories. The desired outcome is both a verbal record of these wonderful stories that people can pass down from one generation to the next, a means for Australians to … 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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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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Compost & Conversation

This is a service where someone goes to someone’s house to collect their household scraps every couple of days. The idea is that these people are dual purpose – they are a mental health service, they pop by and have … 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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Video Chat Catch Up for Later

Perhaps this is now possible with MS teams allowing plugins, but the idea is that when you have people who come late to a meeting, you either wait for them or you repeat yourself. With the VC4Later addition to the … Continue reading

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Investrepreneur

So this is sort of like a cross between an angel investor & patreon, and modelled closely on the “benefactor” model of yesteryear. Essentially you pitch yourself on this site, and people “invest” in you. The investor then owns a … Continue reading

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Dirty Lake Clean Pool

There are plenty of cities in the world with a big ol’ dirty artificial lake in them. Usually brown in colour, not great to swim in. I was thinking about how you could create a clean pool for swimming in … Continue reading

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Carbotta

Thinking on hail damage, I thought it’d be great to have a robot that would lay out protective covers on cars when you lock the car. However generalising a bit, a drone/bot that did a number of functions for your … 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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