Federal Government must rethink funding model to support technology in Australia’s public sector
"Perhaps the government should consider a separate technology fund, established outside normal portfolio lines, to reduce technical debt, focus on digital uplift, allow coherent security practices across portfolios, and build and manage the underlying sovereign technology asset base for government. A separate funding mechanism or entity could offer scope to innovate and to build the cadre of skilled engineers and social scientists needed to generate those public goods that only the government is well placed to offer."
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Barcodes have their own limitations and time issues. We are proposing a conveyor belt where customers can place all their retail grocery shopping and a computer vision enabled, Optical Character Recognition (OCR) reader will read the products accurately and inform the billing software.
It is difficult sometimes to wake up in the morning and the only thing which helps to fight with drowsiness is coffee (mainly coffeine). To solve this problem I want to introduce an idea of constructing a device (which is stuck to to an arm, leg or chest during sleeping time) that would inject the same caffeine in a calculated amount intravenously or intramuscularly at a certain time (say, half an hour before the desired awakening time) so that the awakening process would be much easier and faster.