Greatest. Idea. Ever.

#2,115 – Rate-a-Date

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

In honor of Valentine’s Day I thought I would share my idea for a new dating app called Rate-a-Date that would operate like an eBay for dating, a site built around the reputation economy and the idea that what we do and how we act matters. The premise is simple.

#2,152 – 2021 Trends Report

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I’ve always wanted to come up with a trends report similar to the famous Internet trends report put out annually by Mary Meeker but I never got around to it.


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#2,127 – Brain Week: Liquid Neural Network

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I’ve spent a lot of time this week discussing how the human mind works but just as interesting are all the unique ways that we can program inanimate objects to think thanks to advances in AI and computing.

#2,096 – DALL-E

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

OpenAI is at it again. Last year it was the development of GPT-3 , a text generating AI that could democratize the process of literary creation, that took the world by storm. Now it’s DALL-E, an image generator that could democratize the process of artistic creation.

Using New Trends to Revive Your eLearning Strategy

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning

In this fireside chat, leading L&D expert Stephen Bauer will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

#1,889 – FitBit Sense, Amazon Halo, and the Future of Fitness Trackers

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

FitBit recently announced a new wearable capable of detecting your stress levels.

#1,854 – PrintPod

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

You may feel like the quarantine is stifling your creativity but that doesn’t have to be the case. For instance, you could cover a wall of your apartment with doodles like this artist recently did. Or you could pick up a PrintPod and start writing on any surface.

#2,108 – Alexa Hunches

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The goal of Google and Amazon when it comes to search and voice activated personal assistants is to get to the point where these devices know us better than we know ourselves, serving up relevant information and answers to questions before we even know we want it, before we even ask for it.

#2,113 – Photo Culling

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The worst part about being a photographer is going back through all of the hundreds, if not thousands, of photos you just took to try and find the best ones to post. It’s a tedious, arduous process that is the bane of my existence especially when dealing with so many near identical photos.

#2,110 – SpinQ

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Got $5,000 lying around? If so, you could be one of the first people on your block to own a desktop Quantum computer! A machine that would be able to complete complicated calculations that regular computers can’t handle in a fraction of the time.

#2,090 – The Box

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

When I first heard about The Box an innovative new packaging design that can be re-used up to a 1,000 times I thought it was something worth writing about but not worth getting all that excited about. But then I read up on it and boy was I impressed!

The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

#2,087 – Outsite

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

You may have your roots firmly planted somewhere. Friends, family, a job, or other commitments that keep you in one area for a long period of time. But there are others among us who are more nomadic. Who are single. Unattached. Able to work remotely.


#2,074 – Smart Nails

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Some wearable devices have caught on (FitBit, Apple Watch) while others have lagged behind or been completely written off (Google Glass). For a smart technology to work it has to be socially acceptable and fashionable in addition to smart.

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#2,072 – Tom Cruise’s Robot Henchmen

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I love Tom Cruise. Scientology and jumping on couches aside he’s made some of my favorite movies while usually doing his own stunts. He’s even set to film a movie in space. Not about space. But actually film it in space! The dude is an absolute legend.

#2,100 – Spinach Communication

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

If you thought you had trouble getting to inbox zero as it is just imagine how much harder it’ll be when you start getting emails from your plants as well.

#1,846 – Vagus Nerve Stimulator

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The other day my friend sent me an article about a mask that translates languages. Unfortunately, I had already written about this particular idea but there is a related idea that I can write about: a way to stimulate the inner ear nerve to help us learn foreign languages faster!

New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

#2,097 – Emojicode

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Human language has come a long way from petroglyphs and hieroglyphics just to devolve back into emojis replacing full coherent sentences. Emojis have become so prevalent now that an entire computer programming language known as emojicode that has even been created in their honor.

#1,968 – Week In Review

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

A quick look at everything that tickled my fancy this past week: Virgin Hyperloop.

#2,112 – Double Masking

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

As new more contagious coronavirus variants start to spread around the globe official have started to suggest that people wear double masks for even more protection. An approach that can reduce exposure to COVID-19 by more than 95 percent!

#2,062 – CES 2021: Bot Handy

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

On the one hand automation is bad as it takes jobs away from humans who need them. But at the same time it also could be a good thing, especially if it frees up humans to do other more meaningful jobs or pursue their creative passions.

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The L&D Strategy Roundtable

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

#2,014 – Mysterious Monolith

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

2020 just got even more bizarre with a mysterious metallic monolith popping up the Utah desert. Was it put there by aliens?! As a random prank by an unknown artist? For what purpose? And when did it show up?! Inquiring minds need to know! Of course I want to believe that it was aliens.

#1,985 – Impossible Milk

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Plant based meat that tastes like the real thing? That’s impossible! And yet thanks to Impossible Burgers that’s exactly what we have providing the world with a healthy and climate friendly alternative to eating meat.

#2,077 – Fan Controlled Football

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

As we sit down today to watch the AFC and NFC Championship games it’s worth noting that there may soon be an alternative to the NFL capable of capturing our attention even more than Tom Brady and company currently do.

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#1,967 – Slow Blinking

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Lots of people believe that their cats are highly intelligent, capable of understanding them.

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A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

#2,156 – Hill Batteries

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

You wouldn’t want to turn a molehill into a mountain but in the future you will want to turn a hill into a giant battery. That’s the hope at least of a new company. Fast Company explains: “A U.K.-based

#2,162 – SpeedWarm

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Everyone’s favorite wonder material, Graphene, is at it again. This time putting its magical properties to use in the form of a hoodie that can warm you up in just 60 seconds! Yanko Design explains: “Here’s the sheer magic of Graphene.

#2,159 – DefeXtiles

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

In the future it may be possible to 3-D print clothing thanks to a new printing process that cleverly takes advantage of something you wouldn’t ordinarily want your printer to do.

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#2,161 – Living Chandelier

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The only thing I don’t like about renting an apartment is that I can’t upgrade the appliances and fixtures the way I would want. That means no Nest thermostat or Ring doorbell for me. And definitely no Living Chandelier.

How to Gain a Competitive Edge: A Deep Dive Into Supplier Diversity Programs

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

#2,132 – Brain Week: We’re Not As Conscious As We Think

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

We assume that we’re always conscious, at least when we’re not asleep that is. Obviously we go on autopilot sometimes and have involuntary actions that we don’t control but other than that we think we know what’s going on. Think that we’re always in control.

#2,134 – Brain Week: Aging Set Point

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Here’s something that will blow your mind: just by thinking you are older than you really are you can actually make yourself physically older. A phenomenon known as the Aging Set Point. Author Louise Hay explains: “I read something a while ago that intrigued me.

#2,135 – Brain Week: New Organ Discovery

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Some of Leonardo Da Vinci’s anatomical drawings adorn my wall giving me the opportunity to marvel at how far ahead of his time this legendary thinker was when it came to understanding the human body. Truly remarkable stuff.

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#2,028 – Anxiety Week: Comingle

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

One of the things that could give a person anxiety, especially now during a pandemic, is financial security or lack there of. That’s why the idea of Universal Basic Income is so great.

Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

#1,884 – Hiking Video Game!

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

If you know me then you know that I’m obsessed with hiking. There’s literally nothing better than being out in nature, exploring a new place, while reading a book and pondering the mysteries of life.

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#1,730 – Dog Fitness Tracker

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I used to be obsessed with my Fitbit and making sure that I got at least 10,000 steps everyday. So much so that I even lead my department to a first place finish in our team step challenge at work last year!

#2,116 – Brain Week: Weight Loss Drug

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Losing weight is hard to do especially as we get older. But a new “game-changing” weight loss miracle drug called Semaglutide could turn the tide as it works twice as well as existing medications. Thanks to how it effects the brain in a variety of ways.

#2,117 – Brain Week: Thought Detecting AI

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The brain is the final frontier. This amazing piece of wetware that we still don’t fully understand yet still feel compelled to tinker with.

The Modern Supply Chain: Global Challenges and Best Practices

Speaker: Bart Huthwaite - Principal, RSM, Operations and Supply Chain

Fueled by innovation and modernization, Bart Huthwaite will unpack how developing and improving your resilience and adaptability will future-proof your global supply chain and set you up for long-term success.