Maybe you've been following a sport called football (not soccer!) recently. You wouldn't be alone. The World Cup has an audience size of nearly a billion people, roughly nine times the audience that watches the Super Bowl
(or the whatever-you're-allowed-to-call-it "big game"). But for those of you not really interested in watching these
football matches, here are some links on the technology behind various game balls.
If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post