One of the last chapters of 37 Signal‘s book Rework is titled “Inspiration is Perishable”. Not only this matters here but it has long been how i feel about sharing ideas. Or quoting my current Twitter background:
With that in mind, and considering i had my share of great ideas ignored only to see them later featured on The FWA, each month i’ll share 3 new ideas that you’re free to use and improve. They’re mostly rough thoughts (probably a few of them already exist), but in the right hands or brand could be more useful than on a used notepad.
An App for a railway company,Â using Facebook’s Graph API that when booking a ticket allows you to see who’s siting next to you, or allows you to follow them on Twitter. A conversation break, from online to offline.
News of My World
With Google making available old covers of the newspaper News Of The World, how cool would it be to have a News Of The World Cover Generator. An alien invasion of your coworkers, the kid next door with three hands or your best friend on a freak show.
A site with webcam tracking, that while listening to a music track detects your head banging and generates different visualizations, adjusting the bass/treble accordingly.
Because it’s all about the execution.