Claire Gianakas

Class of 2017


  • Analyst uses Twitter to predict outcome of football games

    Twitter, created in 2006, serves its purpose as a worldwide social networking phenomenon — but it’s also a useful resource for predicting the outcomes of events such as elections or movie premieres. Recent findings by researchers at Carnegie Mellon show that Twitter analysis may also be able to help gamblers beat the spread on NFL games.

    SciTech | September 30, 2013
  • How Things Work: Memory

    Whether studying for an upcoming exam, following a daily routine, or merely recognizing day-to-day objects, everyone is dependent on their memory to complete even the simplest tasks. Despite the fact that memory is such an integral part of our lives, scientists are only just beginning to understand the complex science behind our ability to remember.

    SciTech | September 23, 2013

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