discussion on Nanonote use cases

Polossatik polossatik at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 08:39:20 EST 2009


Then I would suggest to stock some magnets you can stick to the case
to hang it up the fridge :)

On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 10:58 PM, George Brooke
<solar.george at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Sunday 20 Dec 2009 21:30:38 Kristoffer Ericson wrote:
>> On Sun, 20 Dec 2009 21:51:32 +0100
>>
>> Bas Wijnen <wijnen at debian.org> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 08:18:03PM +0100, Zeartul wrote:
>> > > Here's my idea for an app:
>> > > A tea steeping/meal cooking clock.
>> > > It would be a kind of alarm clock that remembers cooking times for
>> > > different meals.
>> > > You set it to one type of a meal, and it starts counting down the time
>> > > left for the meal to be ready. When it's ready, it notices the user
>> > > with a sound alarm/message.
>> >
>> > I've thought of this as well.  Now you write it like this, I have an
>> > addition which makes it much cooler IMO: It can know about the steps in
>> > the meal, and alert the user when needed.  For example, when cooking
>> > spagetti with vegetables, it will alert when to start with which step to
>> > make sure that both are finished at the same time.
>>
>> You guys serious about this? Turning it into an digial eggclock. :)
>
> You could take it further, how about an edition of something like the Student Cookbook which allows
> you to select recipes, number of people (and anything relevant I've forgotten) and works out a
> shopping list for you, then guides you through cooking it.
> Or maybe select what you've got in the fridge and suggest recipes.
>
> I can see parents worried about their kids moving into self-catered halls buying something like that
> for them (and then and Comp Sci people repurposing it into something cool and almost everyone else
> forgetting/ignoring it)
>
> solar.george
>
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