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Healthcare

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Headphones that measure brain activity and train you to concentrate
Using advanced machine learning, Mindset measures your concentration level in real time, tracking your changes throughout the day. You can use it to schedule deep work sessions and, during these sessions, Mindset can alert you whenever you get distracted, so you can return to task immediately. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mindset/headphones
15 March 2017 by oliver

Healthcare

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An easier way to find affordable in-home aged care
A new online marketplace, Careseekers, is reinventing the traditional way people find in-home aged care workers.The start-up is using digital technology to directly connect more than 1,200 skilled, qualified care workers with people who need care, making it easier to find affordable in-home care. http://anthillonline.com/digital-disruptors-careseekers-set-revolutionise-aged-care-sector/
15 March 2017 by IdeaSpies

Dining

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Land-based fish farms
Imagine a world where polluting, resource-intensive cow, pig, and chicken farms are replaced with giant tanks of fast-growing salmon. Such a land-based farm already exists. https://www.fastcompany.com/3068608/world-changing-ideas/replacing-farms-with-fish-farms-the-odd-solution-to-both-hunger-and-cli
14 March 2017 by lynnwood

PropTech

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A rotating skyscraper
The world's first rotating skyscraper, capable of turning clockwise and anti clockwise, could be finished in Dubai in 2020 if all goes to plan. Each apartment in the building would be able to rotate independently and control its speed https://www.commercialrealestate.com.au/news/worlds-first-rotating-skyscraper-planned-for-dubai/?
14 March 2017 by idealist

Energy

http://www.digitaltrends.com/home/elon-musk-south-australia-energy/?


 
13 March 2017 by angel

Wellbeing

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Car rides for kids run by mums
StretchRide, a new car service for busy parents and children, say your child is in safe hands with them. "Every one of our drivers has been carefully vetted by us and have mandatory Police Background Checks and Working With Children certifications.? Expressions of interest are being sought for rides from May on. http://www.stretchride.com.au
9 March 2017 by lauralaura-co...