Mike Critelli Blog

Sports Data Analytics Is Pulling Us Toward Artificial Intelligence Everywhere
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The most important trend in all sports and entertainment has been the transition from decision-making based on traditional human intelligence and experience to decision-making driven heavily by data.

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Voting Fraud and Suppression
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Citizen empowerment is a core value for Americans, so having elections not subject to significant voter fraud or voter suppression is essential.

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Transportation from the User Perspective
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This outlines my perspectives regarding the transportation system both here and abroad.

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The Ghost of Christmas Future on Carbon Emission Control and Renewable Energy
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Two news items, one of which was published months ago, are revealing insights about why it will be exceptionally difficult to achieve carbon emissions reductions, even if there is a national political consensus about the desirability of doing so.

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Corporate Responsibility: Assessment of the Business Roundtable Manifesto
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Governments, labor unions, and activist constituencies are valuable at the margins to curb bad corporate practices, but they also cannot achieve the simultaneously unachievable goals embodied in this manifesto. Politicians who state that they can make th

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Lessons I Learned In My First Minimum Wage Job
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The $15-an-hour minimum wage will almost certainly kill a disproportionately high number of jobs, although its proponents do not seem to understand or care. I support smaller, inflation-adjusted minimum wage requirements, because they will not precipitate

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The Unfulfilled Promise of Electronic Health Records and Patient Health Management
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The national debate on health insurance coverage is a worthy subject for addressing the problem of financial stress from large health insurance or healthcare bills, but the solution to our health and healthcare crises lies elsewhere in initiatives like a

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What’s so wrong about the Saints’ reaction to the playoff officiating error
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Like many Pitney Bowes employees, alumni, and retirees, I was shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Ken Petersen, who passed away suddenly at the age of 59. we also know that his positive legacy will remain and continue to grow!

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Ken Petersen
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Like many Pitney Bowes employees, alumni, and retirees, I was shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Ken Petersen, who passed away suddenly at the age of 59. we also know that his positive legacy will remain and continue to grow!

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The Lessons of Theranos
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I recently read Bad Blood by John Carreyrou, the reporter who broke the story of the massive fraud that brought down Theranos, the high-flying Silicon Valley company founded by Elizabeth Holmes. Bad Blood added more context to the story.

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Thank You to Two Wonderful People
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Over the years, I have often wondered why I undertook and stayed with a process that took almost 10 years to get the film From the Rough produced and released into theaters.

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Deriving More Value From The Boardroom
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In this episode of Boardrooms Best, Nancy May speaks with Mike Critelli, corporate director and former CEO of one of the most recognized Fortune 500 companies, about how he and his board peers bring out the best from the company leaders they oversee.

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Recent Posts, Thoughts, & Observations
Dr. And Coach Catana Starks, RIP - By Mike Critelli

Dr. And Coach Catana Starks, RIP - By Mike Critelli

Dr. and Coach Catana Starks, the coach profiled in our film From the Rough, passed away on 09/06/2020 and was laid to rest on 09/12/2020. Her death caused me to reflect deeply on why I fought all sorts of obstacles to get her story told.

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The 2020 Challenges of Voting by Mail | By Mike Critelli

The 2020 Challenges of Voting by Mail | By Mike Critelli

A well-designed mail-in ballot system is the best way to making voting convenient for citizens, but implementing one hurriedly and without early planning is problematic. Potential risks can be mitigated only if addressed early and intelligently.

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Getting Past the Political Narratives on Covid19 | By Mike Critelli

Getting Past the Political Narratives on Covid19 | By Mike Critelli

The coronavirus found, exploited, and widened every inequity that the U.S. had to offer. The sooner we face up to these failings and correct them, the more we can draw some benefits from this avoidable tragedy.

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Why the hospitalization rates on Covid19 are so difficult to model | By Mike Critelli

Why the hospitalization rates on Covid19 are so difficult to model | By Mike Critelli

F0r Covid 19, the modeling is inherently imprecise and error-prone. Moreover, accumulating more data has not materially improved its accuracy and precision.

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Two Different Paths to Succeeding Against the Coronavirus | By Mike Critelli

Two Different Paths to Succeeding Against the Coronavirus | By Mike Critelli

As we have watched others try to figure out the role Chloroquine & other drugs might play in reducing the number of Coronavirus deaths & serious illnesses, I realized that they are speaking from very different frames of reference.

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