Monthly Archives: June 2009

Hardbat Classic – Nice Video Summary with Biba Golic


Here’s a very quick summary of the Hardbat Classic Table Tennis Tournament that just ended in Las Vegas.

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Anna Kournikova Fight at Hardbat Classic Las Vegas. Venetian Lavo Nightclub


Anna Kournikova looks on as Killerspin’s Biba Golic hits with the Harbat Classic’s celebrity host Judah Friedlander.    Judah’s a good player, Biba is a brilliant player, Anna’s pretty but …. not so much Table Tennis I think – Anna … Continue reading

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Killerspin Hardbat used for the Hardbat Classic


A controversial new paddle made by Killerspin for the Hardbat Classic in Las Vegas made it very hard for many experienced players to compete effectively with each other or with the lower ranked players who often had a huge point … Continue reading

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Bud Light Hardbat Classic at The Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas – is this good or bad for the game?


We’re back from a fun three days in Las Vegas and I’m thinking about whether the approach taken by Budweiser (the big tournament sponsor) and Killerspin (equipment maker and I think the sponsor of the “All Star” competition)  is going … Continue reading

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ABC Search Affiliate Browser Hijack using abcjmp.com advertising


Update:  The malware seems to be hitting affiliates other than the ABCSearch, making a bit stronger their claim of innocence in matters relating to browser hijacking. Still, it would seem to me that these problems would disappear if every affiliate … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2009 from my daughter, the filmmaker. Practicing for Hardbat Classic Las Vegas.


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The Illusion of Free Will


Gotta love the internet.  I was trying to find the Wegman Report, a very interesting critique of how global warming advocacy too often masquerades as science, and stumbled into a recent discusson of Free Will with an expert in Neuroscience … Continue reading

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