Category Archives: Whacko

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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Clothes Chair

You know how everyone has a chair in their room that has the not-quite-dirty clothes, or clothes for tomorrow laid out on it? Well the clothes chair formalises that and adds some nifty features to boot! Yes, it’s a chair … Continue reading

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Broom with slight V shape

Whilst using a regular cheapo broom I noticed how rubbish the shape is. Rather than focusing the dirt towards the middle anything that hits near the outer edge of the broom generally fans out from the source. A very simple … Continue reading

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Life in Time

This is inspired by a lunchtime chat about space, intelligence, and the concept of Gaia (mother nature as a life form). I was merely wondering if perhaps our search in space for extraterrestrial intelligence is perhaps too narrow. Perhaps we … Continue reading

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High Performance Spoken Language

So English etc has a 50% redundancy built in. That is, you can cut out 50% of speech and the other person can still understand statements. What would happen if we designed a language that had 0% redundancy. This is … Continue reading

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Train Training Car

So in places like England, it’s entirely plausible to live out in the country and catch a train into say London for work. But the commutes are long. I guess similar to living in Gosford and commuting to Sydney which … Continue reading

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Magic dissappearing microfibre glasses case

I don’t know about you, but I lose the little microfibre sack that comes with sunglasses as soon as I take the glasses out of it. I put the case wherever, and it’s never seen again. So this idea is … Continue reading

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Weight loss pill

It’s a pill, guaranteed to make you lose weight, and strengthen your abdominals and pelvic floor. How? It’s a non virulent strain of gastroenteritis. Lasts about 48 hours, you can’t eat anything, so it has to come with something you … 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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Jury Judge

Essentially the election ticker but for Jury’s – using facial recognition you have some algorithm which is able to detect the current jury verdict.

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