The Register: CEOs Should Follow NBA and Make Geeks Wear Real Clothes
Oct 26, 2005, 00:15 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Otto Z. Stern)
"The collision of professional sports and IT tends to embarrass
both camps. It happens most often with techie advertisements
surrounding sporting events. Or sometimes you'll see a jock with an
iPod or BlackBerry in hand. Conversely, you could find uber-dweebs
at the Googleplex imitating people with coordination during a
twisted game of roller hockey or pin the tail on the donkey.
"Like I said--embarrassing stuff.
"This blushing past provides all the more reason for geeks to
take note of the NBA's (National Basketball Association) recent
actions. And I'll tell you why..."