Category Archives: Software

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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Y’all Come Back Now Ya Hear

This is a product where companies can embed URLs into documents to get repeat customers. Not just “see more at Maddocks.com.au” but “Got questions about this document? Here’s a link. Got a modification you want to make? Here’s a link.” … Continue reading

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Casey

AI assistant that can do case research / discovery like an assistant would. Point is that you don’t have to specify the search terms, it uses terms in the case file, snippets of text that have been highlighted and a … Continue reading

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App Ideas for Microsoft Teams

https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/21/21332414/microsoft-teams-third-party-apps-calls-meetings-integration-features Meetings can now have third party apps. Ideas: A big clock to record how long the meeting has been going on for Little mini start/stop clocks under it to keep people from talking for too long. AI that can … Continue reading

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Weekly – a daily tracking app from a sheet

So you’re doing some self improvement and want to take a measure of some aspect of your life daily. Now imagine that you could fire up a Google Sheet, whack in some columns, download an app, point it at that … Continue reading

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CodeTest

This is like Codility or HackerRank but based on convention over configuration and some tooling around git repositories. Essentially you have a tool which can run over a github repository and create a test site. Underneath each applicant it’s sent … Continue reading

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The Reveal

A site dedicated to 30 second clips where some amazing sight is revealed. The idea is that you’ll post up a video of not just famous places but beautiful scene’s in your neighbourhood. Eventually I would want 3d so that … Continue reading

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Meta Secure

One of the problems when sending MS Word documents around is that sometimes the meta data that is a part of them can leak internal details. Things like actual meta data, but also comments and revision history. Typically when sending … Continue reading

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BecauseReasons

So this is a Word and Excel plugin that captures the reasons that certain changes were made. It’s essentially a bit like track changes + comments in a formalised workflow – you make a change, it asks you to comment … Continue reading

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Import Expert

The idea here is that there you have Word/Excel addins which allow you to connect directly to an expert to get advice there and then. Essentially one click video chat and invited into the document, billed by the minute “hey … Continue reading

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