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Posted on February 13th, 2020

Investing with Ric

Posted on February 12th, 2020

Welcome to Ric’s investment opportunity page. He feels really privileged to think that someone is interested enough in one of his projects to visit and entertain investing. Loading…

Shark Detection experiment using LIDAR

Posted on February 11th, 2020

After discussing my frustration with solving the shark problem for Byron Bay a fellow inventor Ted Bye (his LinkIn page) suggested I have a look at LIDAR (see wikipedia). Research has begun and it looks promising. After a considerable but failed invest...

Bush fire blanket project

Posted on January 29th, 2020

The bush fire blanket project involves the use of robust but light fire resistant blankets of up to and over 100m square metres for the complete temporary coverage of homes threatened by fire as well as active fire fighting of grass fires and low bush ...


Posted on September 9th, 2019

In 2018 Ric filed a patent for a technique to modify


Posted on August 30th, 2019

I founded Haventec with good friend Tony Castagna after considering why we use public keys to secure all our web communications ie https) but then refuse to use it as a way of verifying the connected persons identity. It was a mystery to me why peopl...

Frank Zazza’s advertising blockchain

Posted on August 26th, 2019

New York veteran advertising exec Frank Zazza asked me to help him work out how to link advertisers to consumers to basically stop click fraud and make online advertising conpanies more transparent and accountable. Aug 2019- nearly ready to file. ...

Probono Work

Posted on August 26th, 2019

Most Friday mornings Ric works with, or on, inventions or projects for other inventors needing help. For some time he would frequent a local cafe in Byron Bay and speak to inventors for from 20 minutes to an hour. Some of them would travel interstate t...


Posted on August 25th, 2019

Ric and his wife Karen have a cause that they have decided to support with 100% of their extra funds. They have explored the organisation thoroughly and are fully confident that their contribution will be honourably and carefully used. Please respect ...

Welcome EIS19 visitors!

Posted on August 25th, 2019

Ive just added some notes here for attendees to this years EIS to look up some of the resources I use or allude to in my talk this year. Firstly I talk about how all problem solving is "connecting the dots" but that innovation goes a bit further by co...

How DNA Databases Violate Everyone's Privacy

Posted on October 15th, 2018 If you're an American of European descent there's a 60% you can be uniquely identified by public information in DNA databases. This is not information that you have made public; this is information your relatives have made public...

Byron Bay Lighthouse Sunrise

Posted on October 15th, 2018

Byron Bay Lighthouse Sunrise Theo Crazzolara posted a photo Picture might be available without watermark for free, just DM. ⮚ Website ⮘ | 500px | most faved | ⮚ the best ⮘ via Byron Bay - Flickr October ...

AusTether - an Australian Dollar Stablecoin 1:1 with AUD

Posted on October 15th, 2018

This is the working title for a project that is a stablecoin technology that links $1 in crypto AusTether to $1 stored in an audited bank account. A stable coin is a cryptocurrency which does not have a floating value but rather is locked to a specif...

My office today - Mission today fingerprinting

Posted on October 14th, 2018

Through all that rain is famous surf spot Lennox Head. Mission today is to finalise our latest version of browser and device fingerprinting. In other words using non-user-configurable device information to make a unique fingerprint for the browser or t...

George Gilder: Forget Cloud Computing, Blockchain is the Future - YouTube

Posted on October 14th, 2018

George Gilder: Forget Cloud Computing, Blockchain is the Future - YouTube Note from Ric: This gentleman is amazingly insightful but it takes patience to understand his terminology… shortly I will add some highlights to look at but his insights into the...

Does Haventec Authenticate qualify as multi-factor authentication?

Posted on September 21st, 2018

Yes. But some would argue otherwise, and here is why they are wrong. Multi-factor authentication technically means the use of multiple factors in an authentication. A factor can be “something you know", “something you have" or “something you are". Ev...

How to use SIRI to record Audio or video

Posted on April 29th, 2018

Are you irritated with trying to use SIRI to record your voice? Dumping ideas or dictating a response to an email become laborious if you have to pussy foot around SIRI’s transcription limitations. Maybe you are like me where the ideas I come up with a...

Token Franchise Offering. A model to quell ICO concerns

Posted on April 12th, 2018

A big concern for anyone seriously considering an ICO (initial coin offering) is recent rulings in the US and especially the SEC regarding the view that an ICO is a securities offering and therefore should be handled through a public trading exchange s...

Last Mile Delivery project begins to take form

Posted on April 12th, 2018

Recently a local entrepreneur “Chris Bird" and I have been working on how to use a shipping container as a local delivery hub for end users to use as a convenient drop off point for couriers. The results have been mixed but there is a silver lining. Th...

The ICE project near readiness to approach Tesla

Posted on April 12th, 2018

Some months ago I developed a technique of modifying an operating system so that it wouldnt run rogue applications. Its not white listing and its not blacklisting. In the lab weve been calling it freezing. I designed it after Elon Musk said that a fl...

Ric Richardson

Official Website for Inventor Ric Richardson recognised as Inventor of Software Activation and for settling a patent infringement court case with Microsoft in 2012. He is the founder of Uniloc, co-founder of with business partners Macquarie Capital.

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