9 episódios

Discussions with executives, programmers, and technicians "behind the scenes" of the world's biggest sporting events and sports broadcasts

Sports Tech Talk James Broder

    • Tecnologia

Discussions with executives, programmers, and technicians "behind the scenes" of the world's biggest sporting events and sports broadcasts

    Episode 9, War Stories From Behind The Scenes of The Pro Tennis Tour

    Episode 9, War Stories From Behind The Scenes of The Pro Tennis Tour

    Three personal "War Stories" (1) Practice sessions with Maria Bueno (2) Working the television broadcast at Club Rothenbaum in Hamburg the day Monica Seles was stabbed (3) The life and death of Princeton All-American Ted Farnsworth

    • 2 horas 2 min
    Episode 8: Lawsuits, Indictments, and Money Laundering....Oh My! We continue our conversation with Ted Savage, long-time Alpine Canada TD Commisioner. (Part 2/2)

    Episode 8: Lawsuits, Indictments, and Money Laundering....Oh My! We continue our conversation with Ted Savage, long-time Alpine Canada TD Commisioner. (Part 2/2)

    Ted discusses institutionalized cheating in Olympic sports as well as the ongoing collision of sports technology, sports politics, sports betting, and the use of big sporting events to launder money.

    • 1h 26 min
    Episode 7: A wonky, technical discussion about the technology & science of timing in sports and its frequent collision with the politics of sports with Ted Savage, long-time Alpine Canada Technical Delegate Commissioner and sports entrepreneur.

    Episode 7: A wonky, technical discussion about the technology & science of timing in sports and its frequent collision with the politics of sports with Ted Savage, long-time Alpine Canada Technical Delegate Commissioner and sports entrepreneur.

    Part 1 of 2. Ted quite literally wrote the rules under which timing technology is applied to two Olympic sports: ski racing and equestrian. He discusses his long career applying engineering and science to time measurement.

    • 1h 12 min
    Episode 6: Another Conversation on Internet Privacy Issues with Professor Christo Wilson of Northeastern University's Computer Engineering Department. (also see Ep 2)

    Episode 6: Another Conversation on Internet Privacy Issues with Professor Christo Wilson of Northeastern University's Computer Engineering Department. (also see Ep 2)

    Christo on the Cambridge Analytica privacy breach, the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act (CFAA), Aaron's Law, and the long term future of Facebook.

    • 49 min
    Episode 5: The Evolution of Technology at the US Open (Second Installment in the Series)

    Episode 5: The Evolution of Technology at the US Open (Second Installment in the Series)

    Second in a multi-part series. The 1978 US Open is held at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and there are big problems with the venue's infrastructure. UNISYS comes in as technology sponsor at The Open as well as at The Lipton in Key Biscayne.

    • 1h 8 min
    Episode 4: The Evolution of Technology at the US Open Tennis Tournament (First Installment in a Series of ??)

    Episode 4: The Evolution of Technology at the US Open Tennis Tournament (First Installment in a Series of ??)

    First in a multi-part series. The changeover of the US Open venue from the West Side Tennis Club to Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and the technology in use at the time. The state of the computer industry at the time, and its effect on tournament ops.

    • 1h 1m

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