The Register: CEOs Should Follow NBA and Make Geeks Wear Real Clothes
Oct 26, 2005, 00:15 (12 Talkback[s])
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"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..."