Category Archives: Random

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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Good Times 4 Bad Times Phone/Photo App

One thing about depression is that you can’t see anything good. Good Times 4 Bad Times is an application that runs on your phone (plugs in to Google photo’s?) that asks you some really specific questions about your mood and … Continue reading

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A bot that convinces you of your intrinsic value/self worth

This is a bot for psychological good. It is a chat bot, and it’s whole aim is to help you see your self worth (your intrinsic value). The idea is that it doesn’t pander to you, but it holds a … Continue reading

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Leonly the bot that cares.

Specifically developed for lonely people, the elderly or people who feel vunerable, Leonly is a bot that simulates someone giving a shit. The current suite of speakerapps (Google Home, Amazon Alexa) are waiting for you to prompt it with questions. … Continue reading

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Replace single use plastics with skin

I am inspired by the 4Ocean campaign, but it doesn’t get to the heart of the problem: Society’s dependency on single use plastics. I can’t change society, but can I change plastic? Well we’d need to find something that’s just … Continue reading

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The Box Office

The Box Office is literally a cardboard box that encases your computer monitor and yourself. Lined with sound absorbent foam, it allows you to work in complete isolation. No glare, no interruptions, and no annoying others on noisy conference calls.

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