Normally the practice of exclusive broadcasting rights for March Madness is enough to drive you to drink. At a local sports bar, that is. This time, in the year of internet video, CBS is doing what the NBC Olympics should have done -- offer all games over the net. During the game they even set up Game Logs, or glogs, for an amateurish play-by-play.
Sports is tribal, the natives grow restless and this is one token of appeasement. Even though, laughably, Employers will lose $237 million in wages for every 13.5 minutes workers spend on the Internet tracking games, according to an estimate by outplacement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas.
And if you haven't heard about Victoria yet:
Security morals? First, this is the cleverest social engineering attack I've read about in a long time. Second, authentication is hard in little text windows -- but it's no less important. (Although even if this were a real co-ed recruited for the ruse, authentication wouldn't have helped.) And third, you can hoodwink college basketball players if you get them thinking with their hormones.
BTW, UCLA advanced.