In the world of cycling, lots of attention has been brought upon a ‘doping’ incident on Zwift. The story is along the well-known lines where an athlete, Cameron Jeffers, has taken a chance to cut corners in order to be as competitive as possible.
Digital doping is a phenomena that most likely will become a common problem when the digital-physical boundary in sports become increasingly blurred.
Read the whole story here: Champion Cyclist Confesses To Robo-Doping, Stripped Of National Esports title.
Also have a look at the article, Zwift Hackers Expose the Next Generation of Cycling Doping, that outlines how Zwift could be manipulated.
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In situ Fabricator (construction robot) is fabricating a doubly curved mesh structure during a fabrication test on the Empa NEST building in Duebendorf, Switzerland. Credit: Photo: NCCR Digital Fabrication and ETH Zurich