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Panasonic’s Vision Of 2030 Smart Sports Venues And Why It’s Realistic

Panasonic unveiled at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas its vision for smart venue solutions in sports that are expected for …

Augmented Reality

Valencia CF Partners With MEDIAPRO For Video Production System AutomaticTV

Spanish soccer club Valencia CF has announced a partnership with MEDIAPRO, creators of a production system that helps teams to analyze their players’ …

Sports Technology

Hacking is inevitable, so it’s time to assume our data will be stolen

If recent hacking attacks such as the one at Equifax, which compromised personal data for about half of all Americans, have taught us anything, it’s that data breaches are a part of life. It’s time to plan for what happens after our data is stolen, according to Rahul Telang, professor of …

Identity Theft

The Coming Software Apocalypse

A small group of programmers wants to change how we code—before catastrophe strikes.<p>There were six hours during the night of April 10, 2014, when the entire population of Washington State had no 911 service. People who called for help got a busy signal. One Seattle woman dialed 911 at least 37 …

Computer Science

We’re spending so much time trying to become robots that we’re forgetting how to be human

The drumbeat of science, technology, engineering, and math has picked up tempo, but a crisis of culture has emerged from its cadence. As we embark ever more aggressively on the path to master machines, we are forgetting the very foundations of what it means to be human.<p>As we seek to optimize every …

Literature

Xavi: the humble composer

The expert, the architect, the scientist; the heartbeat, the metronome, the brain. Endless adjectives, analogies and appellations have been summoned …

Soccer

Sports Technology Has A Problem: End User Programming

<i>Brad Stenger, is a researcher and journalist, currently at Georgia Tech Wearable Computing Center and NYU Center for Data Science. His articles have</i> …

Sports Technology

The Next Big Blue-Collar Job Is Coding

When I ask people to picture a coder, they usually imagine someone like Mark Zuckerberg: a hoodied college dropout who builds an app in a feverish …

How to photograph indoor sports on a budget: A primer for beginners and novices

Shooting indoor sports is tricky, especially on a budget, because you have several critical components working against you in tandem: fast-moving …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

Learning

FieldTurf’s Popularity in New Jersey Continues as Ocean City HS Welcomes New Field - FieldTurf

The Ocean City Red Raiders head into the new year thrilled to compete on one of New Jersey’s most unique, sustainable athletic fields.<p>This past …

Soccer players' cancers ignite debate over turf safety

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jean Bryant, a Seattle mother of three boys, remembers the moment when her friend Amy Griffin first mentioned those "little black dots."<p>It was about seven years ago, and their children were in preschool together. Griffin, assistant head coach of women's soccer at the University of …

University of Washington

EPA Issues First Status Report on Crumb Rubber Studies

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued its first status report on the agency’s joint investigation (with the ATSDR, CDC and CPSC) into …

Are crumb-rubber fields safe? Report of blood cancer for soccer players led to investigation

A State Department of Health investigation found that exposure did not pose a higher risk, but players and parents can take precautions.

U.S. State Department

Dr.Golden Tate

World renowned Detroit Lion Dr. Golden Tate, has a PhD in demystifying complex data - Trust the science, it’s not that complicated.

Lost in a supermarket: A soccer player’s daily struggles after concussion

Chris Rolfe circled the Safeway’s frozen-food aisles. Once, twice. Colors, lights, the whirl of shoppers, the clickety-clack of carts bombarded the senses.<p>A third time around.<p>He had suffered a concussion less than a week earlier, the effects of an inadvertent elbow crashing into the right side of …

Time I

The sad yet inspiring story of Stuart Holden

It’s a rare thing in football that a player who only appeared 30 times for a club becomes an unquestioned legend. But then again, Stuart Holden is …

Diego Godín and the story of football’s ultimate survivor

To put it lightly, Diego Godín and Destiny’s Child don’t have much in common. Yet the footballer and the pop group can both sing for the rest of …

Soccer

Artificial turf and cancer risk

Amy Griffin, associate head coach of women’s soccer at the University of Washington in Seattle, first began to wonder about artificial turf and …

University of Washington

Michael Laudrup: the brilliant playmaker who sits alongside the greatest

It’s 7 January 1995 – El Clásico day. The tension, as always, is incredibly high, but this match between Real Madrid and Barcelona, midway through …

Soccer

Investigating the origins of Diego Simeone's Cholismo

<b>THE PATH WAS CLEAR</b> for Antoine Griezmann. Bayern Munich’s defence had opened up before him and, courtesy of a nicely weighted through ball from …

Why Germán Burgos is more than just Diego Simeone’s henchman

As tempers flared during a particularly feisty Madrid derby at the Bernabéu in December 2012, Atlético Madrid assistant manager Germán Burgos …

Soccer

Dutch study finds synthetic fields with rubber crumbs are safe

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- A Dutch government public health organisation said on Tuesday it is safe to play football and other sports on artificial …