Corollary to Paul Graham’s frighteningly ambitious startup ideas: a list of impossible ideas that interest me personally.

  • ubiquitous, secure, painless (one-click) bitcoin payment
  • ubiquitous, effortless, anonymous, encrypted communication
  • painless, anonymous, decentralized internet access
  • effortless expense/receipt management
  • effortless information management / mind mapping

Working on the impossible is like exercise: if you produce something half good then you have something better than any existing similar product.