A community of musicians sign up and provide info about themselves and their musical skills and instruments played. Other musicians looking to jam perform a search of who's online or send invites to other members to meet at specific times in an online Jam room.
I know people have this on individual sites but I haven't seen the app in Facebook or MySpace yet. I want to look for clothes or glasses, then have the community (my online friends) tell me what to buy. For example, I'm looking for glasses now and have my favorites. I'd share them with my Facebook friends and let them provide their input. I'd make the final decision.
A simple way to commit to a specific level of altruism (financial and otherwise) before you make it big. It's honor-driven but also a public record so you can't be a schmuck if you make it big -- it's in writing! Perfect for startup people and college kids! Altruism is proven to increase great outcomes not just for the recipient but also the giver (my company, Limeade has statistical proof of this -- let me know if ...more »
A website to build a list of people, companies, products that you would not recommend to your linkedin friends.
A website that lets people post a question, setup a time period for voting on the answers. This way a third party can help settle bets. Listen to car talk on a weekend and you see how many times a couple uses the show to settle a question.
Build an app that would be able to remove a friend from all your social networks and post up a response on why you removed them. So for instance I want to remove a person from my social network. I select the person and it updates and removes them from all my social accounts (myspace, facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc...)Also posts why you removed them.
I frequently find myself in the position of trying to find a service provider and not having any clue a) which ones are out there and b) what their service is like. Ideally, I would be able to do the following: Select the type of service (shared vps, managed server, dns backup, mx backup) Select a desired price point Select traffic estimate (i.e. grid servers may not be a good choice for low-traffic sites) Show me a ...more »
A query service that allows you to submit people who can't use their email correctly. This is tied to a plug in application that runs in outlook or gmail to flash a warning when you are sending an email to a 'sucky' person. For example if you send someone a BCC and the forward it on to other people who were already in the CC of the original email, you can flag them as someone who sucks at email. You can also create ...more »
Looking to create a mashup on top of google or microsoft maps where you can search for food, beer, coffee and wifi. Simple interface that leads to results showing places with food serving hours. I recently spent an hour driving from bar to bar after 11pm trying to find a bar with food and wifi. Maybe a site like this already exists but I could not find one based on food serving hours. As more and more people work ...more »
Forget blue tooth or wired keyboards for the iphone. What we need is to create a simple case or wrap around keyboard that presses down on the existing keyboard on the iphone screen but acts as a blackberry keyboard. Basically take apart a black berry or some other smartphone, lay the keys over the iphone keyboard, have the biometric hookup, and we have a keyboard that gives you blackberry feel and speed. It should ...more »
Taps into Twitter and Facebook updates (maybe for Hashtags, ie. #GiraffeLabs) to show when people are at a given location.
There's a ton of nice calendar services out there and a ton of organizations with CRAPPY calendars that don't integrate with anything (like gCalendar and Upcoming). Start a company that charges businesses to promote their calendars on the "BIG" calendar sites.