12 Nov 2019

#BacktotheFuture // GM turned a 1960s pickup into an electric hot rod

Excerpt via The Verge By Sean O’Kane Nov 7, 2019 General Motors teased the “future of hot rodding” this week with a stunning, if not necessarily novel idea: the automaker took a vintage 1962 Chevrolet C-10 pickup truck and turned it into an electric vehicle using technology from the Chevy Bolt. The franken-truck, dubbed “E-10,” is not […]

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09 Jul 2019

Rah Zen’s ‘Upon The Apex’ // Classic hip-hop meets futuristic motion

To celebrate the release of Rah Zen’s sophomore album, Upon The Apex, and the rich culture of music he is bringing to the world, PulpLab is presenting an exclusive interview with the Boston artist about his new album and the voyage that brought its finality. Order a limited edition tape of Upon The Apex from Dome of Doom via Bandcamp and stream the album’s single second “New Beginnings feat. Kadeem” during the read.

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17 Mar 2019

PULP LAB SXSW ’19 PICKS

By William Sheehan   Annoying // Dayne Jordan & Decap One of the more recent releases by Dayne Jordan and San Francisco’s Decap – real name Nicholas John Piantedosi. Decap’s a man in demand and – while we’re on the topic of annoyances, a follow up to this collaboration can’t come fast enough. Among Unlovers […]

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25 Feb 2019

Your Robot-Made Coffee Is Ready. Where Does That Leave The Barista?

Excerpt via FastCompany Austin, Tx.-based Briggo is expanding its robot-staffed “Coffee Haus” to San Francisco’s busy airport. Briggo’s founders say they’ve created a tech-centric coffee ecosystem, complete with Latin American backstory, that hits Millennial touchstones including customization and app availability. Briggo recently was listed among Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative companies in the world for crafting […]

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17 Feb 2019

#DigitalNomads Trailers and Camper Vans You Can Rent

Excerpt via Dwell Few things capture the spirit of intrepid road-tripping and outdoor adventuring better than trailers and campervans. However, don’t worry if you’re not quite ready to buy your own mobile mini home just yet. Thanks to the following 10 rental companies, you can enjoy the freedom and convenience of mobile living, without making […]

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09 Feb 2019

This Zero-Gravity Beanbag is Engineered to Mimic Flotation Therapy

“Moon Pod is an anti-anxiety float chair designed todeliver a full-body weightless experience.  The Moon Pod is engineered to mimic the sensations you would experience during a Flotation Therapy session. Flotation Therapy is a well-known powerful practice used to help those who suffer from stress, anxiety, insomnia, PTSD, and ADHD. Moon Pod not only supports […]

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08 Feb 2019

Spotify is building Netflix-meets-radio

Excerpt via AngelList Spotify’s strategy, it seems, is to build something between radio and Netflix. Like radio, Spotify can be the portal by which every consumer discovers and enjoys audio content—hence its acquisition of Gimlet, one of the most popular podcast producers. At the same time, Spotify seems increasingly interested in producing original, Spotify-exclusive content—hence […]

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08 Feb 2019

Walmart’s first digitally native brand, Allswell sells its products only online (and in its tiny-home store).

Excerpt via Business Insider Tiny homes have caught on for several reasons. They can conserve energy, save on mortgage costs, and encourage a more mobile lifestyle. Most recently, they’ve become a popular branding technique for major companies. In November, Dunkin’ Donuts unveiled a tiny home that ran almost entirely on coffee. The home was briefly […]

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29 Jan 2019

#CounterTrend #VitaminAir The World’s First Eco-Friendly Vitamin Inhalation Device Trades Nicotine for Vitamins

“We built Vitamin Air because we were frustrated consumers who wanted recreational users and consumers who were trying to quit tobacco and nicotine to have a superior alternative that was well-designed, vitamin-based, and nicotine-free.  Our mission is to help people live healthy, empowered lives by offering a sustainable, wellness-inspired inhalation alternative that removes the stigma surrounding inhalation.” – […]

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25 Jan 2019

#FoodAndMusic ‘IN THE MIX WITH MATT FX’ // New Digital Series Premiere

“No matter where your travels take you, there are two universal languages: food and music.”  – Matt FX ‘IN THE MIX WITH MATT FX,’ a brand new digital series created by Matt FX and Genius Kitchen, explores the intersection between modern food and music culture. A fascinating view into Matt’s world of late nights and big meals, the show […]

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23 Jan 2019

The Age of Tech Is Over and Other Myths (AKA “Print is dead, live TV is dead, and Millennials killed American cheese”)

“If technology is everywhere, the tech sector no longer exists,” Vincent Deluard, strategist at INTL FCStone, a financial-services company. If the tech sector no longer exists, its premium is no longer justified. When the Financial Times got it’s hands on the document, it leaned into the death thesis, declaring: The tech sector is over. Excerpt via The […]

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