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How Geeks Took Over the NBA – MensJournal.com — January 13, 2014

How Geeks Took Over the NBA – MensJournal.com

http://www.mensjournal.com/magazine/how-geeks-took-over-the-nba-20131220

If you want to see how the NBA imagines its future, don’t bother watching the court. Instead, squint into the rafters and try to find the six tiny cameras that are part of the SportVU tracking system being implemented league-wide this season. Derived from Israeli missile-tracking technology, SportVU records a player’s every dribble, pass, and off-ball movement 72,000 times a contest – that’s 25 times per second. The big idea: Motion-capture software sophisticated enough to defend against an incoming Scud should be able to distinguish between a lethal Stephen Curry three-point bomb and just another errant Monta Ellis long-range brick.

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Raid on the Sun by Roger W. Claire — November 26, 2013

Raid on the Sun by Roger W. Claire

What are the odds that Israel will  put its foot down and prevent the Iranian nation from continuing to develop their nuclear program?  They were able to accomplish that feat against Iraq.  Does Israel have another option?  The Israelis will have to handle the Iranian nuclear problem.  My hope is that this does not start the  third World War.

 

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The Sarcastic Cynic ™ listened to The Idan Raichel Project USA TOUR — October 7, 2013

The Sarcastic Cynic ™ listened to The Idan Raichel Project USA TOUR

yair2280 3 months ago
רגש הוא דבר עצום ,אדיר ,הוא זה שמחזק אותנו בשמחה ובעצב.
אילולא הרגש המועבר במוסיקה ספק אם היינו טועמים שמחה ורוגע אמיתיים.
תודה לך עידן רייכל.
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Ofek Shenawa 2 months ago
שיר מרגש בכיתי כל השיר!!!!
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