Lobangs of June 30, 2015

  • LSTN Is The Warby Parker Of Headphones

    Screen Shot 2015-06-26 at 12.06.32 PM While companies like Warby Parker and Toms Shoes have made corporate responsibility more popular over the past few years, the technology industry hasn’t adapted as quickly. Meet LSTN, a headphone company where proceeds from each sale help someone hear for the first time. The company has partnered with the Starkey Hearing Foundation, and has already helped over 20,000 people in more… Read More

Lobangs of June 30, 2015

  • LSTN Is The Warby Parker Of Headphones

    Screen Shot 2015-06-26 at 12.06.32 PM While companies like Warby Parker and Toms Shoes have made corporate responsibility more popular over the past few years, the technology industry hasn’t adapted as quickly. Meet LSTN, a headphone company where proceeds from each sale help someone hear for the first time. The company has partnered with the Starkey Hearing Foundation, and has already helped over 20,000 people in more… Read More

Lobangs of June 29, 2015

  • SpaceX‚Äôs CRS-7 Mission Ends In Catastrophic Failure, Loss Of Vehicle

    screen-rocket UPDATE: The SpaceX rocket seems to have broken apart entirely in what looks like a major mission failure. During the feed, the rocket start smoking and then appeared to come apart altogether about a minute or more into launch. The resupply mission was thankfully unmanned. UPDATE 2: SpaceX just tweeted to announce that the craft did indeed “experience an anomaly on ascent.”… Read More

Lobangs of June 28, 2015

  • Robot Writers Need Something To Say

    robotwriter Robot writers are hot. No, that statement is not a call to fix their air conditioners, much less to date them. It’s to acknowledge that pioneers in artificial intelligence (AI) and automated writing have gotten a lot of media attention (partly because it hits close to home; the deployments are public and noticeable and it invokes the perennial concern about job loss due to automation). Read More

Lobangs of June 28, 2015

  • Robot Writers Need Something To Say

    robotwriter Robot writers are hot. No, that statement is not a call to fix their air conditioners, much less to date them. It’s to acknowledge that pioneers in artificial intelligence (AI) and automated writing have gotten a lot of media attention (partly because it hits close to home; the deployments are public and noticeable and it invokes the perennial concern about job loss due to automation). Read More