Game Theory

People are very willing to believe that Trump watches a special "Gorilla Channel"

Twitter comedian PixelatedBoat—the creator behind that ever-useful metaphor for internet disappointment, “Milkshake Duck”—has now managed to cram …

Donald Trump

Complexity Theory, Game Theory, and Economics. (arXiv:1801.00734v1 [cs.CC])

This document collects the lecture notes from my mini-course "Complexity Theory, Game Theory, and Economics," taught at the Bellairs Research …

Computer Science

Game Theory & Money Podcast: Win or Go Home

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith break down every NFL playoff-clinching scenario (9:47), everything you need to know about seeding, and help …

Dan Quinn

The Best New Albums Of 2017... If By "New" You Mean "Recorded In 1956"

Back in the olden times when music was a thing to be purchased and owned, rather than subscribed to and streamed, I owned a record store. And now that I’m a former record store owner, I can tell you that the best thing about not owning a record store (apart from not losing money hand over fist) is …

Jazz

The Irish border and the revenge of Game Theory

<b>By Neil McCulloch</b><p>In May, I wrote a blog that used Game Theory - the branch of economics invented by John Nash, the Nobel prize winner featured in the …

How Game Theory Can Help You Do a Better Job of Parenting

In 1944, the economist, physicist, mathematician and computer scientist John von Neumann published a book that became a sensation, at least among …

Mathematics

Week 11 (Full Show)

Watch your favorite analysts from Around the NFL, the Dave Dameshek Football Program, Move the Sticks and Game Theory and Money, as they make their …

Rock, Paper, Scissors - Scala

I recently began creating a Rock, Paper, Scissors, Dynamite, Waterbomb bot (RPSDW). The conventional rules of RPS apply, with the addition that …

Programming

NFL Pick 'Em Week 10 (Full Show)

Watch your favorite analysts from "Around the NFL," "The Dave Dameshek Football Program," "Move the Sticks" and "Game Theory and Money" as they make …

Fantasy Football

How to Triumph and Cooperate in Game Theory and Evolution

In applying game theory to biology and human behavior, have scientists focused too much on competition over cooperation?<p>At the heart of game theory, …

Better Parenting through Game Theory

By now you know about the Prisoner's Dilemma. It involves prison sentences and terrible crimes — it's not the most child-friendly philosophical …

Pregnancy

What Game Theory Can Teach Us About Media Budgets, Agency Reshuffles And Attribution

AdExchanger |"Data-Driven Thinking" is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media. Today’s …

Advertising Industry

In praise of water

I liked water. I just thought it was a really great idea<p>— Dr. Time (@tcarmody) August 9, 2017<p>I don’t think I’m alone in saying that I’ve loved water …

Do gamers behave the way game theory predicts they should?

When faced with a decision, people have varying ways of analyzing the choices. Give many people the same information, and they’ll all think about the …

Behavior

MGoPodcast 9.7: All Circuits Are Busy

<i>1 hour 17 minutes</i><i>[Bryan Fuller]</i>We Couldn’t Have One Without the Other<i>We can do this because people support us. You should support them too so they’ll</i> …

College Football

#GameTheory: What is it?

<b>By David K Levine, Professor of Economics, UCLA</b><p>What economists call game theory psychologists call the theory of social situations, which is an …

Board Games

How Much Do the Pros Actually Play a "Game Theory Optimal" Style?

To "GTO" or not to "GTO"? That is the question put to several poker pros. Share: Facebook Twitter Google+ Linkedin

Poker

Game Theory and Money

VIDEO<p>Shek, Handsome, Money and Cynthia preview this Week 9 matchup between Baltimore and Tennessee Watch<p>Shek, Cynthia, Money and Handsome break down …

Brett Hundley

Using Python in R to study Game Theory

I just got back from a great camping holiday and as usual have started my return by working through email. One particular email has asked if it was …

Python Programming

Are Trump and Kim Really Engaging in Game Theory?

The Hive’s crack team of reporters discuss this, and other pressing questions, on the latest episode of V.F. Hive on Cheddar.<p>What was inside the document that made <b>Jamie Dimon</b> blink to the tune of $13 billion? Would <b>Michael Cohen</b> <i>really</i> take a bullet for <b>Donald Trump</b>? Did <b>Mitch McConnell</b> really pass a …

Donald Trump

5 Ways Poker Will Help Product Managers Beat the Odds

<i>Playing poker is often frowned upon as frivolous gambling. In reality, it can teach you invaluable lessons that will make you a better Product</i> …

Pedagogy

PROWLER.io raises £10m to build world’s first AI decision-making platform

Cambridge-based artificial intelligence start-up, PROWLER.io, has secured £10 million in series A funding, in a round led by Cambridge Innovation …

Machine Learning

Prowler.io nabs $13M for its new approach to decision making in AI

As we continue to see a wide proliferation of artificial intelligence-based startups come to market, one of the persistent and big questions has been is whether an AI system will ever be able to make decisions as well as a human can.<p>A startup out of Cambridge called Prowler.io is developing a new …

Artificial Intelligence

Time for some game theory: How responses to natural disasters like Harvey could be improved

The damage and losses from natural disasters are estimated to cost us $100 billion a year since 2000<p>The devastation by Hurricane Harvey continues, with the National Weather Service calling the event unprecedented, thus making the response even more complicated.<p>Nearly half a million people are …

U.S. Politics

Response to natural disasters like Harvey could be helped with game theory

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.)<p>Anna Nagurney, University of Massachusetts Amherst<p>(THE CONVERSATION) The devastation by Hurricane Harvey continues, with the National Weather Service calling the event unprecedented, …

John F. Nash

A Very Disturbing Video Game Theory That Relates With Horrific Real Crime

Petscop is probably the weirdest and the most disturbing game I have seen. For those of who you don’t know what Petscop is please read this. Petscop …

Gaming

Philippe Coutinho, FSG and Game Theory

<b>By TTT Subscriber Mark Cohen, responding to Paul Tomkins’ ‘Football Is No Fun Anymore’ article.</b>Tour de force Tomkins… well done ‘Ol boy.So, one of my …

English Premier League

What is Cryptocurrency Game Theory: A Basic introduction

What is Cryptocurrency Game Theory? One of the greatest innovations of the 21st century is, undoubtedly, the advent of cryptocurrency.<p>What is that …

Bitcoin

The Evolution of Trust is a cute explain-o-game about cooperation

Here’s something nice, but also depressing. I started playing The Evolution of Trust [official site], a short browser-based game, expecting it to …

Cheat

FRANCESCHI: How game theory can help avoid a runoff election

In Summary<p>Political cholera transforms democratic elections into a rowdy, violent contest<br>• By applying game theory principles, Wanjiku could help Kenya …

Kenya