Nathan Barretto

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  • Why investment spaces need to embrace the digital age

    In an ever digitally-dependent world, data science — the process of using computer systems and algorithms to analyze big data — has become a burgeoning enterprise. Google’s machine learning program “Alpha Zero” has become a force in competitive chess, outperforming both humans and other non-artificial intelligence engines. In the healthcare sector, data analysis has seen increasing implementation,...

    SciTech | February 6, 2023
  • NFL concussion protocol: Protocols in need of stronger guidelines following Tua Tagovailoa debacle

    When 24-year-old Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa got up from a hit against the Buffalo Bills in Week 3, it was immediately clear that something was wrong. The star got to his feet, took a few seemingly normal steps forward down the field, then stumbled awkwardly before collapsing completely. Even to the average NFL fan, it was abundantly clear that Tagovailoa had sustained a head injury,...

    Sports | October 10, 2022
  • Carlos Alcaraz: The Rising Superstar Tennis Desperately Needs

    On Sept. 15, legendary tennis player Roger Federer took to Instagram and made an announcement that fans have long been dreading: He will officially be retiring from professional tennis, finally hanging it up at the “young age” of 41. Of course, most tennis fans find sadness from this due to its most direct consequence: Their idol, Federer, undoubtedly the most beloved tennis player of this generat...

    Sports | September 26, 2022
  • Predicting the NFC Division Winners for The 2022-23 NFL Season

    As the summer comes to a fruitful close, many Carnegie Mellon students return with a twinge of sadness from the start of classes and upcoming Pittsburgh winter, among other things. But for NFL fans, the happiest time of the year is only now just getting started, with this year’s season on the brink after the Super Bowl way back in February. Of course, part of what makes the NFL America’s biggest s...

    Sports | September 12, 2022