The Golden Rule - Radiolab

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    What strategy is, and why even the average Joe needs to understand game theory How strategy isn’t just about competition, but cooperation A brief history of game theory The different domains one must call upon to take part in game theory How you know you’re in a strategic game (and how Obamacare is a practice in game theory) The difference between sequential and simultaneous games and how to strategize for both How game theory can help football coaches determine whether to go for a 2-point conversion How to avoid prisoner’s dilemmas in your life How to avoid the Tragedy of the Commons How to change the game when the game you’re in isn’t working out for you Why you should avoid tit-for-tat strategies How scam artists use game theory to con people What is the Nash Equilibrium? When and how to inject randomness into your strategy How to use game theory against yourself for improvement How to use game theory to discipline your kids


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  2. The Golden Rule

    At first glance, Golden Balls was just like all the other game shows—quick-witted host, flashy set, suspenseful music. But underneath all that, each episode asked a very serious question: can you ever really trust another person? Executive producer Andy Rowe explains how the show used a whole lot of money and a simple set of rules to force us to face the fact that being good might not end well.

    The result was a show that could shake your faith in humanity—until one mild-mannered fellow unveiled a very unusual strategy, and suddenly, it was a whole new ball game. With help from Nick Corrigan and Ibrahim Hussein, we take a closer look at one of the strangest moments in game show history.

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  3. Tool 1 Game Theory « Relatively Prime

    Game theory has numerous applications in economics and political science, but thanks to the new book by NYU Professor Steven Brams, Game Theory and the Humanities, it has broken out of its shell and started to play in the same realm as Shakespeare and the Bible. Samuel spoke with Professor Brams at the 2012 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Boston.

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