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The Science of the Olympic Games, Part 1: The technology effect Last week Friday, at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa, I gave a public presentation to welcome in the start of London 2012. The presentation covered four topics - technology, doping in sport, Oscar Pistorius' advantage and South Africa's chances of 12 medals, in the context of Olympic economics. The talk was aimed at the general public, to give them some insight into the 'hidden side' of the Games, and the scientific stories they'd be seeing and perhaps hearing about over the next two weeks. Over the next few days, I'll share segments of that presentation with you. Of course, without narration, it may lack the context to be fully understandable, but it is mostly (I hope), self-explanatory. The first segment is on technology . Beijing produced a clearance sale on swimming world records thanks to Spe...

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