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Half Bakery Ventures

Actually manufacturing and marketing some of this stuff
 
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Half Bakery Ventures would be an arm of the Half Bakery dedicated to finding the most ingenious inventions described on the site and actually bringing them to market and selling them. All inventors would receive a percentage of all liscensing and profits per invention that actually sells anything or is incorporated into other projects/products. Half Bakery Ventures takes their cut, spices up the website with the cash from the million inventions sold, and invites all inventors to the Half-Baked Compound in the Hamptons on weekends for BBQs and pool parties - not to mention a yearly convention (bigger than Siggraph) always in a tropical location.
coinop29, Jun 15 2003

like this you mean - there have been others but its the only I can find at present. http://www.halfbake...20Halfbaked_20ideas
whats wrong with Clapham Common anyway? don't answer that. [po, Oct 21 2004]

Wired article about "Applied Minds" http://www.wired.co...tml?tw=wn_tophead_1
living the dream... [xaviergisz, Jun 22 2005]

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       Hey! You're only the 10,000th person to suggest that! Maybe it's a rite of passage or something...
phoenix, Jun 15 2003
  

       // spices up the website with......// Hey!, Jutta!, Spice up the goddamn website!   

       It is actually one of the best looking that I have ever seen. Uncluttered...me like.
gnomethang, Jun 15 2003
  

       SIGGRAPH
bristolz, Jun 15 2003
  

       If you want a website cluttered with teenager eye candy, [coinop29] then please go somewhere else. This one is just fine without it.
Zanzibar, Jun 15 2003
  

       oh whoops i didnt realize there was a category for half bakery ideas already.... geez you guys are hostile - lighten up to newbies, we're your friends...
coinop29, Jun 16 2003
  

       Some of us.   

       Longer than that, Ms [po], just watching.
Zanzibar, Jun 16 2003
  

       Zanzibar has been here a whole week <g>
po, Jun 16 2003
  

       "Halfbakery Ventures" - could be a travel agency that specialises in holidays concerning all things halfbaked.
'Take a trip in the world famous HullaBalloon'
'Be part of an Iron Age experience'
'Spend a day at the delightful Python Park' <idea pending>...
Jinbish, Jun 16 2003
  

       <yawn>
DrBob, Jun 16 2003
  

       [coinop29] I am envious of your Media Lab affiliation.
bristolz, Jun 16 2003
  

       newbies are here 2 stay. unless they get trolled first idea and quit.
ninjafishcake, Jun 16 2003
  

       I've been meaning to ask. Just what/who is "trolling´/ a troll"?
squeak, Jun 16 2003
  

       no. to be 'trolled' is to be treated in the manner in which you describe. All hail the mighty jutta, etc
ninjafishcake, Jun 17 2003
  
      
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