Young people inspire with 5000 top ideas
GREAT ideas. Young people are full of them.
But how often do we encourage them to dream big, think outside the square, innovate, and just create.
Fostering that passion – and those inventive processes – could ensure their long-term career success.
It’s the sort of passion that has big companies like Apple and Samsung urging our kids to get into science, technology, engineering and maths.
Samsung recently launched Make My Idea – a program which saw more than 5000 ideas submitted from young people aged 12 to 25 in Australia.
Some of them were super-practical – a clear toaster so you see whether or not your bread was becoming charcoal.
One clever suggestion was a safety hotpot range which changed in colour to red as it warmed up.
Others were a little more zany – the bacon-scented bubble bath, the cordial tap, the scent fan or the ever lasting tissue box recycling shredded paper.
There was also the cordial drip, the bike-powered charger, and the brrrottle – a USB charged super cool water container for life in the great outdoors.
The groombot promised to use nano technology to clean your teeth and brush your hair.
A smart helmet using memory foam to allow your “perfect fit” and a pet-cleaning pet door were among other ideas.
NSW student James Drielsma came up with the winning idea of a powernap sleeping bag to charge your devices. More on this here: http://bit.ly/2Amjnv7
GREAT IDEAS: A segment from Samsung's Make My Idea show on YouTube.