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.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

#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.

#2,090 – 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!

#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.

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#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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#2,100 – 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.

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

#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.

#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.

#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.

#1,854 – 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.

#1,903 – Wakanda Theme Park

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

To honor Chadwick Boseman, Whoopi Goldberg has pitched to Disney the idea of creating a Wakanda Theme Park at one of their resorts. And I couldn’t agree more.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

#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!

#2,156 – 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

#2,062 – 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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#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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The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

#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.

#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.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

#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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#2,132 – 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.

#2,014 – 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.

#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.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

#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.

#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!

#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.

#1,968 – Week In Review

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

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

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.

#2,098 – Bread Scaffold

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

For some reason baking bread during the pandemic has become all the rage. So much so, that even scientists are getting in on the fun with bread based scaffolding for growing cells.

#2,089 – The Line

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Thanks to COVID-19 cities may be dying. As Fast Company puts it: “For those of you who live in cities, ask yourself: What it is about your urban lifestyle that makes it worth it despite the pollution, the noise, and the traffic?

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#2,091 – Lab Grown Wood

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

In the past I’ve written about Invisible Wood and Super Wood but this latest wood related innovation, wood that’s grown in a lab, takes the cake. It could even save the world.

#2,086 – Slapmasks

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Tired of losing your mask? Or looking for a convenient place to put it while hiking as you toggle it on and off? Well then, you need a Slapmask. A new kind of mask that you slap onto your wrist when you’re not using it.

The Modern Customer Success Playbook

The evolution of every high-functioning, effective customer success strategy centers around three C’s: connected experiences, an engaging customer journey, and a culture built on customer-centricity. Satisfaction won’t cut it. Quarterbacking your customers to long-term success and growth is proven to combat churn and transform customer success teams into revenue-drivers. But where do you start? Download the playbook today!