I love the idea of creating a tool that does one thing really, really well. It has a minimal UI and feels consistent across a range of apps. Perhaps these apps save locally and are not reliant on any form of cloud or 3rd party. Very simple and very clean and straightforward.
Good article on open source being the future of small SAAS
^^ really good way of doing this.
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is bandcamp small tech. as that’s the way to co for supporting musicians and living.
Small Tech Project Ideas
- Asynchronous Working chat inspired by WordPress P2
- personal wiki software that looks really pretty and has different ways of connecting. Wiki Engine inspired by exocortex tools
- Plaintext editor
- mind mapping tool
- D&D tools
- a calm Time Tracker / productivity tool at a glance visualness.
- Status Board of useful daily stuff
- Focus writing app
- better inkscape theme
- minimalist remake of gauntlet. earth air fire water spirit are the baddie symbols. squares and circles and triangles are the characters. Made so 3 people can play it. Not 4.
- minimal screenwriting software.
- ambient music maker (see also SonicPi )
- symbol based mood and trend journal thing. all offline.
- simple mooc educational platform.
- https://github.com/szymonkaliski/nott hardware as well. because hardware. https://monome.org/norns/ https://blokas.io/pisound/ https://www.adafruit.com/product/3954
make python apps in OSX https://milofultz.com/2020/07/22/make-python-apps