Nate Hegyi

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Are all the new ski gadgets changing the nature of the sport?

Jan 21, 2019
Today, companies are using technology to make skiing down a cold mountain faster, more fun and more comfortable. That’s changing what used to be a pretty basic sport. There are now carbon fiber skis, USB-rechargeable heated jackets, and wearable apps that tell a person how well they are skiing. But is something lost with all […]
Alpine skiers look out at the French Alps from the Brevent summit on Feb, 23, 2018 near Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France.
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In spite of data privacy issues, Facebook remains an important tool for Native Americans

Apr 11, 2018
Facebook is facing increasing scrutiny over the amount of user data it both collects and shares with third parties. But despite the concerns around data privacy, social media platforms like Facebook are vital to Native Americans for a number of reasons. Facebook has helped people on reservations keep track of dangerous water shortages, road-closing blizzards, […]