game theory

Slang

Corncob? Donut? Binch? A Guide to Weird Leftist Internet Slang

The explainer you've all been waiting for.
Eve Peyser
8.22.17
Future Days

The Tom DeLonge Wikileaks Conspiracy Goes Deeper Than We Thought

Don't Blink 182wice, it's time for even more game theory.
Drew Millard
5.25.17
politics

We Asked a Game Theorist How Democrats Should Fight Trump

It's time for some (actual) game theory.
Harry Cheadle
2.3.17
Space

Researchers Are Turning to Game Theory to Tackle Space Debris

Removing space debris is important for securing safe satellite missions.
Emiko Jozuka
10.29.15
Numbers

The Math That Shows How Fewer Roads Can Lead to Less Traffic Congestion

Meet the Braess paradox.
Michael Byrne
9.6.15
economics

What the Nash Equilibrium Can and Cannot Tell Us

The mathematician John Forbes Nash of 'A Beautiful Mind' died in a car crash. What is his legacy?
Theo Jolliffe
5.25.15
Game of Thrones

A Game Theory of Thrones

Is the game of thrones a zero sum, positive sum, or negative sum game?
Becky Ferreira
4.12.15
wankery

The Horrible Sloan Paper That Would Destroy Basketball

Why would anyone, even a game theorist, suggest that what basketball needs is more intentional fouling at the end of games? It's less about the answer than the question.
Corbin Smith
3.5.15
Design

Jeopardy! Data Viz Helps You Find the Daily Double

In one graph, Flowing Data breaks down your chances of betting it all on national television.
Beckett Mufson
3.3.15
GAMES

Win at Rock-Paper-Scissors Every Time, With Math

Don't let your little brother read this.
Theresa Locker
2.3.15
Cancer

How Game Theory Could Help Find Cancer's Moment of Weakness

Evolutionary models of cancer cell cooperation could suggest new, non-toxic therapies.
Michael Byrne
7.16.14
Motherboard Blog

Why Escalation Happens

Lessons from game theory on avoiding a new world war.
Michael Byrne
5.3.14
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