At least twice a week someone pings me with an idea for a guest article on how engineers must solve security problems if the Internet of Things is going to reach its potential. After plenty of talk on the topic, a wave of real action is on the rise.The Intel-led Open Interconnect Consortium defining a […]
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Pro golfer says he took up golf becayse he wasn't athletic enough to play ping pong
Last week, World No. 1 Rory McIlroy said golf would be a more popular if its professionals worked out more. The trend is definitely working (...)
My wife just forwarded me this article from The New York Times, "Mounting Evidence of Advantages for Children of Working Mothers." It arrived in my inbox, not with the usual jaunty ping, but a rather dull thud, like it was carrying a...Show More Summary
Colleen Maxwell’s phone pinged Monday morning with a notification of a new Twitter follower.
It may be a terrible idea, but things would be very different if picks were decided by ping pong balls. Imagine if the NFL instituted the same draft lottery system used by the NBA. Instead of automatically giving the team with the worst record the No. Show More Summary
I’ve been pinging around a couple European countries for these last few weeks that I’d never been to before, across five borders and three currencies and at least five languages, with plenty of time to think. Trains are good for thinking, aren’t they? I’d missed the steady mechanical whoosh and the panorama of a thousand […]
The Minnesota Timberwolves can't lose in this scenario. Each of the last two No. 1 picks is already on the roster—Anthony Bennett from 2013, and Andrew Wiggins from 2014—and Flip Saunders will soon make it three. After all, the pingShow More Summary
How would a “deflated” ping pong ball help anyone?
The NBA draft lottery is a huge event for the league's underachieving teams. Behind the scenes, 14 ping pong balls numbered one through 14 will bounce. Four will be selected at large, and the team that is assigned the pre -determined four-number combination will receive the No. Show More Summary
Following today's better than expected housing numbers (See Housing Starts and Permits Surge Most in Seven Years) Doug Short at Advisor Perspectives pinged me with these comments. Mish – I started tracking these for the first time today – complete historical data. Show More Summary
The NBA Draft Lottery is pretty much a crapshoot. It's about as predictable as playing shooting ping pong balls into cups. The post Jahlil Okafor Played Pong to Decide His NBA Draft Fate (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Philadelphia 76ers could be the big winners of the 2015 NBA Draft if the ping pong balls bounce their way at the draft lottery Tuesday night. The 76ers haven't been subtle about their radical rebuilding plan. They've clearly tanked in hopes of gaining as many draft picks as possible and turning those picks into future superstars. Show More Summary
The 2015 NBA Draft Lottery will be televised on ESPN prior to Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. The 2015 NBA Draft Lottery will take place on Tuesday night in New York, where 14 teams will hope for the ping pong balls to bounce...Show More Summary
The ping pong match for ratings between World News Tonight and Nightly News continues. The ABC newscast took both total viewers and the A25-54 demo for the week of May 11 following two weeks of viewership wins by NBC Nightly News. Last...Show More Summary
That and more in Tuesday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. And ping pong ball. IT'S LOTTERY TIME! The night we find out whether the Knicks will get a payoff for their horrible season, whether the Lakers will keep their pick, whether the Basketball Gods will smile upon or smite the Sixers. Show More Summary
They've announced the jury for the 2016 Neustadt International Prize for Literature: Alison Anderson Porochista Khakpour Valeria Luiselli Amit Majmudar Valzhyna Mort Mukoma Wa Ngugi Jordan Tannahill Padma Viswanathan Wang Ping The prize...Show More Summary
Behind the heavy brown door that opens into the Maryland Table Tennis Center, balls ping, zing, pop and pong, hair flies, sneakers squeak and laughter echoes off the walls. Oblivious to the noise, Crystal Wang, 13, finishes her homework in a corner, and then heads over to a blue table. Show More Summary