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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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Hisolate

This is an app that is a bit of a reboot of google hangouts: Web browser based hangout session but with one key difference – apps. Inside the hangout you can have a spotify app, which appears as a fully … Continue reading

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AdaptI

There are organisations who provide a service based on data feeds. And sometimes, these data feeds change or go down without any warning. AdaptI is a multi purpose data platform that uses AI to “learn” the data format and seamlessly … Continue reading

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VR Goggles for Swimming

Imagine how cool it would be to have a swim spa that had jets on all sides and some VR goggles. You could endlessly explore coral reefs from the comfort of your back garden.

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Crawl Space Suit

This is a suit that has an inbuilt thermal regulator to keep the occupant cool even though they are in a 50 degree C roof cavity. Tough material so catching it on beams and nails and whatever doesn’t tear it … Continue reading

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Desalination via alternating current

Water flows through a rectangular pipe with some electro magnets on the outside: electro magnet —————- ======>water====> —————- electro magnet If you turn on the magnets all the chlorine (and a bunch of water) would go to one side, and … Continue reading

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VR forest bathing

I had this idea quite a while ago but I guess I never wrote it up. Essentially there are a bunch of mental health benefits from just being in nature, and this treatment called “forest bathing”. With VR this should … Continue reading

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CornFlucks: Urinal Cake Edition

CornFlucks, but for urinal cakes. Hoooo boy what a hoot at a nightclub!

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Insanely accurate OCR that corrects things

Use Tesseract to OCR, then use GPT2 and blank out every 2nd/3rd/4th word and use GPT2 to predict it. If it predicts a different word, and it could actually be that word (visually), switch to that.

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A chatbot to educate about climate change

I would like to write a bot that can answer questions about climate change at a level that makes sense to the reader. It’s pretty hard for a 7 year old to read wikipedia, so it has to to walk … Continue reading

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