VenoStent has a new technology to improve outcomes for dialysis patients

Timothy Bouré and his co-founder Geoffrey Lucks were both near broke when they moved to Dallas to join the first accelerator they entered after forming VenoStent, a company that aims to improve outcomes for dialysis patients. Failed dialysis surgeries occur in roughly 55% to 65% of patients with end-stage renal disease, according to the company. … Continue reading VenoStent has a new technology to improve outcomes for dialysis patients

What If the Big Bang Was Actually a Big Bounce?

Steinhardt and company imagine a universe that expands for perhaps a trillion years, driven by the energy of an omnipresent (and hypothetical) field, whose behavior we currently attribute to dark energy. When this energy field eventually grows sparse, the cosmos starts to gently deflate. Over billions of years a contracting scale factor brings everything a … Continue reading What If the Big Bang Was Actually a Big Bounce?

Original Content podcast: ‘The Umbrella Academy’ returns for a messy-but-delightful second season

The first season of “The Umbrella Academy” had its flaws, but empathetic portrayals of its seven superhero siblings (all adults bearing the emotional scars of an upbringing under their strict adoptive father Reginald Hargreeves) more than made up for its meandering plot. In season two, which recently launched on Netflix, the Umbrella Academy has been … Continue reading Original Content podcast: ‘The Umbrella Academy’ returns for a messy-but-delightful second season

Dell XPS 13 deals have hit $699 this weekend Dell XPS deals sales price

Dell XPS deals rarely see prices this low, with this weekend’s laptop deals offering up some excellent discounts on the popular work and school machines. A firm favorite amongst those looking for a streamlined but powerful experience, you’ll find prices starting at just $699 this weekend. It’s an entry level spec, sure, but that’s a fantastic … Continue reading Dell XPS 13 deals have hit $699 this weekend Dell XPS deals sales price

A British AI Tool to Predict Violent Crime Is Too Flawed to Use

A flagship artificial intelligence system designed to predict gun and knife violence in the UK before it happens had serious flaws that made it unusable, local police have admitted. The error led to large drops in accuracy, and the system was ultimately rejected by all of the experts reviewing it for ethical problems. WIRED UK … Continue reading A British AI Tool to Predict Violent Crime Is Too Flawed to Use