THE OPENING CEREMONY of any Olympics provides pageantry at a global scale, a celebration that, at its best, can create moments every bit as indelible as the games themselves.
No one can deny that Wolfgang Dürheimer lives and breathes driving. It wasn’t for no reason that the engineer started-off in charge of BMW’s motorcycle division, before going on to lead development at Porsche.
Gymnastics has come a long way since Nadia Comaneci scored the first perfect 10 in 1976. It’s become faster, more technical, and more competitive. In response, the pointing and judging system has changed too.
There is perhaps no greater disappointment than being promised an epic robot fight, and ending up with the equivalent of a microwave falling on a toaster.
The long awaited fight between an American-made machine and a Japanese “mecha” finally has a date. This match will also be streamed live on the internet.
Strap in folks! Today we aren’t talking about Facebook’s business decisions or some new gadget or Elon Musk. Nope, today we have a good old fashioned showdown that’s circled the tech news world for years, and finally, we have a date with destiny.
As the head of technology at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, Sanjeev Katwa has a dual role. He is responsible for both establishing the ongoing IT strategy for the Premier League club.
IBM Research announced on Tuesday that it is teaming up with IBM IX to bring its new artificial intelligence technology to the tennis courts at Wimbledon this year.
The NFL has become a proponent of training in virtual reality—everybody from the Dallas Cowboys, who began using the technology in 2015, to Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer has embraced the idea of practicing in this 3D space. So have the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks, and, most recently, Walmart associates.
THE signature sound of cricket is the thwack of a willow bat hitting a leather ball. At the ICC Champions Trophy Tournament, though, which started in England and Wales on June 1st, the bats were emitting more than those soothing reverberations.
Just a fraction of a second can make the difference in Formula One. Over the course of a season, these smallest of margins can separate the winner of the motorsport championship from the also-rans.
One of the ways UK-based McLaren-Honda is looking to capture those marginal gains is with the use of a portable 3D printer, which it took to a Grand Prix event for the first time this month in Bahrain.