As Wayne Gretzky (and Michael Scott) once said, you miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take. But what if you could actually make 100 percent of those shots without any practice?
Shane Wighton, an engineer from Raleigh, North Carolina, stepped up to that challenge by designing and fabricating his own basketball backboard that guides the ball in the hoop every single time. He first landed on the idea about a year ago during a work hackathon, wherein the engineers could build pretty much whatever they’d like.
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