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The Digital Disruption in Sports

Data analytics in sports was thrown into the limelight when Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics used the power of data to finish first in the American League West although they lacked true star power. The now famous general manager was able to identify undervalued MLB players and use the A’s limited resources to put […]

Betches: A Media Revolution

The About page of Betches.com reads, We’re the website, Instagram, podcasts, store, books – everywhere that young females go to experience the thoughts that run through their heads, but are too afraid or uncomfortable, to say out loud. In 2011, Samantha Fishbein, Aleen Kuperman, and Jordana Abraham, then seniors at Cornell University, began their company […]

Maybe it’s Maybelline, Maybe it’s investing in Technology?

L’Oréal is the largest cosmetics company in the world. The French personal care company owns brands like Maybelline, Keihls, Lancôme and Clairsonic to name a few and earned 26 billion Euros in revenue in 2017. L’Oréal’s Technology Incubator was initiated in 2012 with the goal of better integrating technology into L’Oréal’s business and making products […]

Hope for the Homeless

We live in a digital age, and if you’re like me you rarely carry cash. Easy access to credit cards and the advent of digital payment services like Venmo and Cash App have made tangible currency almost unnecessary. Let’s be honest it makes everything much easier, no need to carry clunky coins in your pocket […]

The Future of Tattoos

Tattoos have been around for centuries and the oldest tattoo is dated somewhere between 3370 and 3100 BC on the body of Ötzi the Iceman.  Considering how long tattoos have been around, I started to think about how much the process and techniques have changed as technology has advanced. I personally have two tattoos and both […]

Avoiding Jaws: AI in Shark Detection

In case you wanted to hear even more about sharks than you got to hear in my presentation last week, I am going to use this blog post to dive a little deeper (no pun intended) into the use of technology, specifically Artificial Intelligence, used in shark detection.  To start off, I’ll give a brief […]

Do we really need to have a meeting?

Meetings in the workplace are unavoidable, no matter how much you wish they would be. How many times have you found yourself in a situation where you’ve been called to a meeting only to find out that what is discussed in said meeting could have been handled with a brief phone call or email? Think […]