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Mouth openness as a play button

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A heavy-duty photocopier that also cleans the floors

When making copies mobs the floors

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Parsing JSON from the command line

Handling JSON on the command line unlocks a lot of neat tricks - like integrating any API with shortcut apps like Alfred

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A direct-to-machine Nespresso delivery system

Coffee capsules could flow like a public utility, and we don't have to deploy pipes under the streets.

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A self-typing keyboard

Autocomplete is great for completing words, but what if it could complete full sentences?

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A single-language translator

There are hundreds of languages inside any language, but no apps to translate between them

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A slide deck that creates itself as you're speaking

What if slides are just subtitles for your presentation, and what if those subtitles weren't just sentences?

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This ad is about you

An app that makes tv ads for one single person – using GPT-3, stock video, stock music, and a text-to-speech API

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A watch with built-in earplugs

The end of losing or forgetting your ear plugs.

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A book about sketching for app design

You don't have to learn drawing to sketch digital products

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A phone with built-in earplugs

Don't have a watch with built-in earplugs? Don't worry. Here's the phone with built-in earplugs.

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A retro Macbook

What would a Macbook look like in 1983?

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4 times faster at the same fuel cost

Arrive exponentially faster by driving on the roofs on other cars on long stretches of a highway

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A podcast player that doesn’t feel like a hacked music player

Podcast players are flying cars that should be planes. Here's what a podcast plane could look like

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A slipper that picks up Lego bricks

Avoid the pain and tidy up at the same time

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Bump iPhone on Sonos to play

Handing over music from a phone to a speaker shouldn't be more work than putting your phone down on a table.

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Textato: A word processor that doesn't think it's a typewriter

Most text editors still think the end goal is a piece of paper, and not the web.

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A whiteboard robot

Capturing, sharing and erasing a whiteboard should be a single, robotic action

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An eye tracker that doesn't need humans

Millions of years of human eye evolution and 39 people aged 18-50 years old, who thought they were doing one experiment, when they really were doing another. All in one small Mac app.

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A self-driving mailbox

To mail something, you come to the mailbox. What if it came to you?

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An anywhere-calculator

This app lets you calculate anything just by selecting with your mouse

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A mobile browser for desktop

I made a compact power-saving browser. But that's not how it started.

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The 3D mouse in your pocket

Tricking a brain into thinking it’s holding a virtual phone

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A 3D animation app anyone can use

Most 3D apps are a secret club for the rich

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Augmenting the user’s skills, not just their reality

Breaking the rules of AR in five demos, accidentally scaring people on the internet — code included

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AR-ready furniture

When we see the world through glasses, all we need is tracking patterns. Everywhere.

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Wrapping books in web pages with AR

In AR we can wrap things in information paper.

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Kitchen timers in AR

What if you had a million free kitchen timers that never ran out of battery, and disappeared when you didn't need them?

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Counting money with AR

Subtitles for foreign money

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An app that gives you instant drawing skills

Trace the lines of any drawing in any size on any surface in AR

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An app that replies to your texts

Text messages are driving our lives, and we're on the back seat frantically trying to reply before the next one comes in.

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A voice speaker for train stations

You hear a lot of train station announcements that are not relevant for you. With voice speakers for train stations, all announcements are relevant for you

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Alexa for the introverted

Voice speakers are great, but voice isn’t always great

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A bike path that cuts through a mall

Once you see this bike patb from above you'll notice what's wrong with it. It’s a beautiful bike path, elevated, crooked, brightly colored. But it’s not the direct path, it’s not the desire path. This, on the other hand, is a desire path. Here’s more [https://99percentinvisible.org/article/least-resistance-desire-paths-can-lead-better-design/] . Back to the bike path. For the beautiful path in Copenhagen, not being directly on the desire path doesn’t matter in the sunny pictures, racking in a

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An elevator you can bribe

A paid alternative to the call button

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A GPS bag pack that steers its human

Ideally, you’d know when to turn, even when you don’t. When you do, you shift your balance slightly, which in turn makes your left foot take a shorter step than the right one, successfully changing the general direction. If navigating a grid of streets can be reduced to a mere balancing act, does it matter if that shift of balance comes from your brain — or from your bagpack? After a just a few weeks of use, the thinking and knowing and anticipating of the balance bag and its novelty and excit

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An airport that loads passengers like human cargo

How to speed up airplane boarding by at least 10 times.

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A self-driving office chair

Unlike their reputation, the office worker gets up and moves around a lot. The office worker waits as the coffee machine is brewing, they meet someone and talk for a while, they go to meetings, they hunt down conference rooms in previously unexplored territories. They get lost, and they get tired, and they get bored, and they often forget their laptops on various surfaces where they had to leave it in order to free up both hands.

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A brainstorming facility with lots of dirty dishes

The worst place for ideas is a conference room. The best place is a conference room with dirty dishes.

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An immersive VR game that navigates you to a real place

Navigation doesn't have to be difficult and boring.

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A projector drone that follows its user

You can't have a tv on all your walls. Or can you?

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A Donald Trump Keyboard

You most likely don’t agree with the Donald, but when it comes to writing emails, we all have a thing or two to learn from him. That’s where the Trump keyboard for iPhone comes in.

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A chat bot took my money and left me in Mexico City

Here’s the bot’s own story and what it learned

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Your UI is your product’s humble compensation for not being telepathic

Take a few products and keep asking “what is this compensating for?” and you’ll eventually end up with the same answer. And that answer may be why conversational interfaces could get in trouble

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Telling time in other countries

A zero-compute timezone calculator.

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A fast-food restaurant with exit treadmills

Here's how to eat what you want and gain what you want

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I doomed mankind with a free text editor

Will long and complex words make you look smarter? Meet the people who think that short words will make us dumb

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How I hated code and decided to spend an hour writing it every day for a year

How to hack yourself to enjoy learning to code

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We're not done with you, stopwatch app

A stopwatch uses the clock, but what if it also used all the other sensors?

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A drive-behind movie theater

When our cars drive themselves we'll be bored behind the missing wheel

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A self-driving hot dog stand

With no hands needed on the self-driving wheel, we can now do what we do best: eat

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Zero-click animated GIFs

Converting GIFs with a single drag

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Friends don't let friends listen to music alone

Streaming your Spotify to any number of friends and strangers, legally

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A poem in code

America by Ginsberg

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Making screenshots and screen recordings of Android phones

Screenshots of phones should be as easy as taking a picture on a phone

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A when-can-I-be-home watch

It almost never matters what time it is. It's about what it means instead.

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Chatting by pointing

How could 10 people point things out on a picture at the same time?

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A self-driving recreational vehicle

A car that becomes a natural extension of your house - when you're home

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Traffic as art

An ambient traffic display

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Reading a movie on a watch

Bored? Read a movie. On your watch.

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Buying an ebook with a physical book

The only thing better than buying a physical book is reading it digitally. Here's how to have both.

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An app that makes your phone worse as you gain weight

Losing weight is hard for most of us, but so is losing our phone.

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Infinite architect

Generated architecture.

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Real-time art, based on a car park

Abstract art based on concrete garage

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A wall clock with an extra set of hands

A mechanical clock that shows the real time next to the current

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Seeing how long it takes to read a book with a paper clip and a browser extension

Ebooks are great, but they're hard to judge by the cover - and thickness

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How to teleport a printer across the Atlantic

This fictional company would allow you to send anything, of any size, to any big city — for free, and at 50 times less the pollution

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A way to tell if you're late

Catch up with your virtual time guide

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Photos are notes, too

Ephemeral note taking with photos

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How a remote control with just one button could make your TV great again

Yes, just one, big, nice button. The manual would say one thing: “Press the button”. Here’s how it could work.

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Using the phone as a highlighter pen

Moving text from the real world into the digital world

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A headlight projector

Like AR for cars, but real

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A parked car projector

Everything about parked cars is boring: finding a spot. Paying for it. Walking past parked cars. If you install a free parked car projector, it will display street art by local artists, sometimes even live, as they create it. And the occasional location-aware ad, like this one. You also park for free, in a designated projector parking spot.

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A camera that lets you do stuff without lifting your finger

Smartphone cameras are fast. Until you want to do something with the photos.

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Nutrition Facts for printers

It's too easy to buy something that is hard to use. The food industry has a solution.

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An app that measures how boring a movie is

A boredom detector for movie-watching

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A calorie-neutral way to drink beer

There is a way to drink beer and not gain weight

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An app that talks to robots on the phone

Companies install robots to talk to customers. What if customers installed robots to talk to companies?

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Using the elevator will make you miss your meeting

Embedding workouts into a building

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Running together, in separate countries

Run with friends online

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Pack once, travel many

Never pack a suitcase again.

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Navigation by following

The smoothest GPS is the car in front of you

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Talk radio with music

How podcasts could play music and not pay for it, legally.

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Broadcasting any track for free

Let listeners pay royalty

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Ringing voices, not tones

A way to screen calls on mobile

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Remote help on non-desktop devices

Pointing in real life, over the phone

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What I need from a shop’s website

It's not surveys, cookie warnings, discounts, or gift inspiration

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A URL to replace phone numbers

How is an arbitrary 8+ digit number the best way to get in touch?

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Who designed that weird building?

Location-based architecture guide

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A self-building reading list

When you find something you want to read, watch or listen to later, what do you do? Some of it goes into Pocket or Instapaper, some of it on a Youtube watch list, and some of it becomes a bookmark on Twitter. What if you could build a master reading list based on what you bookmark across all the sites you use? With Ian [https://twitter.com/ianjorgensen]

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Finding out which things to throw out

Here's what you can safely throw out and not regret it later

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The world’s first clock radio

What would the world's most expensive clock radio look like?

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A food search engine running on Evernote

Quick. Where can you get ravioli for takeaway? You'd probably have to spend a few minutes enumerating the Italian restaurants in your neighborhood. But what if there was a search engine for this? We scanned as many menus as we could find, then saved them in Evernote, and used their API to let anyone search those notes and see the menus. With Kenneth [https://twitter.com/auchenberg]

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A wireframe kit for Google Drawings and 5 reasons it beats Omnigraffle and Visio

Google Drawings is one of the best wireframing tools out there, but no one is using it

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Why designers should be on a button budget

It's free to add a button in an app. It shouldn't be.

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A highlighter pen for the web

With Claus [https://twitter.com/claus]

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A music review site you can pivot like a spreadsheet

It's funny how music review sites often just have one, single view of their reviews: a list. And it's funny how we just have come to accept that. This aggregator lets you pivot on Rating, Genre, Album, Label and Publication.

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The worn interface

In the real world, we can se traces of how other people use things around us. Here's why we should be able to do that in software, too.

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Perfect festival day finder

It's a 3-day festival. You can only go for 1. But which one? What if you could just enter your last.fm username on a web page and let it do the math?

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Personal paper-based festival plan

A music festival with 100 gigs can be overwhelming. Add hangovers and sleep deprivation, and the task of picking out a gig becomes unmanageable, and you're left to chance. To top it off, your phone ran out of battery two days ago. What if someone who knows your taste better than yourself could make you a nice, printable, foldable, offline program you can carry in your back pocket? With Claus [https://twitter.com/claus]

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What if radio stations were people, too?

I signed up Denmark's biggest music radio station to last.fm, hoping to uncover the truth

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What would reality do?

I like to think of software as a person in a service conversation with the user. The user would be a teenage girl ordering concert tickets or a hung over dad figuring out how to turn on his phone. But the software would always be a professional. Even better, the software acts and makes decisions as if it were among the world’s best in what it is doing. Why shouldn’t it? As interaction designers, we spend hours preparing for a simple five minute conversation. One way to apply this could be imagi

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An alarm clock that shows you that other people are awake

Know the feeling when you wake up, and it is pitch black outside, and you think it's a mistake? The clock says 7am, but honestly, it could be wrong, right? I hacked a Chumby [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chumby] to show me a live webcam feed from a camera pointing out the window to the street. That would be proof that it is indeed morning, and other people are responsible adults with their jackets on already. At night, it shows a feed from the airport with the planes landing and taxiing to

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Reading while running

Let's just be honest: running can be boring. Running on a treadmill is always boring. So I made a feed reader for people on treadmills. You start it and it automatically scrolls as you're running.

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Uber for tech support

It's a well-established fact in the universe that there's a lot of moms out there needing help with their computer. It's also a fact that their kids are not always around the corner. But someone is. Could we fully automate tech support for moms? A mom would call our automated phone number, which would prompt her for her postal code, then send out text messages to our army of tech supporters. The first to answer the message gets the mom's phone number—and a customer. Did it work? Surprisin

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Movie showtimes, but more like tv schedules

We all know how to use movie showtime listings. There's a movie you want to watch, so you look up when and where it's showing. But what if you have a favorite theater? What if you want to go right now? What if you want to go in the afternoon? Bifn.dk was like a pivot table for movie showtimes. It would order today's screenings based on time, movie or theater.

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Fake music opinions

Sometimes you just need an opinion about the indie band du jour. Wouldn't it be handy if you could enter a band name and get a hipster attitude on demand? The project used Last.fm's API to extract similar band names, and then layered an opinion on top of it. I did manage to have some weird conversations using it.

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Bringing social networks into real life

If you think about your life, your partner, your friends, your job, the place your live. How many of those happened more or less randomly, bumping into the right person at the right time and place? To me, it's almost all of it. Self-help gurus will tell you to prepare your self for luck, then you will be lucky. So how do you do that? Imagine a world where you walk into a room and instantly know who everyone is, who your common friends are, what interests you share? This world already exist

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Articles to go

Instapaper in a feature phone age

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A welcome-home-robot

Noticed how you do the same things every single time you enter your home? How automating that failed miserably and I woke up myself and my neighbors at 3am

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Danish street language transformer

Let's be honest. News can be boring. Slang never is. What if the news was written in slang? Here's how a viral service got me reported to the police - several times.

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A double dictionary

A double-search dictionary

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Big data game: Relate-a-zon

Ever noticed the "people who bought this item also bought..." section on Amazon? Often, it's like mind reading. There are obviously related products, and not so obviously related ones.