6 posts tagged "idea"
Google Mail 08 Oct 2008
Gmail users might be interested to have a look around Settings -> Labs to find add-ons the Gmail team have made. Some of them could potentially be fairly useful, though one or two are slightly unusual... For example, "Mail Goggles" will pose some maths questions before a late night email is sent just to make sure that it's not something you'll regret the next day... Hmmm.
Now Gmail just have to ...
Show us a better way 05 Jul 2008
The UK government have come up with a good idea! Show Us a Better Way is a competition that invites ideas for making better use of public information. These could be for improving health, education, justice or society at large. Some of the ideas already posted are really quite good... The prize fund is worth £20,000!
Christmas gift ideas 13 Dec 2007
Property boom indicators 01 Mar 2007
Related to my mention of new developments near where I live, I found this bbc online article which suggests that the following are signs of an "on the up" area.
- Ethnic Cuisine
- Thicker telephone directories
- Crowded public transport
- Better school results
- Neighbourhood watch schemes
- More burglar alarms
- More skips and scaffolding
- Graffiti disappearing
- Planning notices appear
- More traffic wardens
If someone co...
Rent out your parking space 14 Jan 2007
Finding a parking space near your train station or place of work is difficult to start with, finding a cheap one is nigh on impossible. So, someone made ParkatmyHouse.com. Seems like a great idea. They take 10% of the rent, but that seems reasonable!
More Entrepreneurial ideas 21 Sep 2006
In addition to the ideas I've described the last couple of days, here are a few more free entrepreneurial ideas. Coincidentally, the current series of Dragon's Den ended today but if you're interested, there's a sort of online version called Running the Gauntlet.