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It’s time to explain some game theory
The field of study is used in everything from auctions to baseball, but it’s often misunderstood, thanks to Hollywood.
The Computer That Taught Itself To Bluff
Today AI can play mistake-free poker; will it solve national security next?
How To Win A Trampoline War, According To Science
A study from the Ohio State University looks into the physics of bouncing on trampolines.
Evolution Punishes Selfish People, Game Theory Study Says
How long can you get ahead by screwing other people over?
Why I Let My Students Cheat On Their Game Theory Exam
Teaching people game theory is good. Making them live it is even better, says UCLA professor Peter Nonacs.
With Basic Physics, You Can Beat the House At Roulette
As with any good experiment, knowing your initial conditions is key.
Military Research Teaches Robots How to Deceive Each Other
Believe it or not, your robots may soon be lying to you. But you don’t have to take our word...
MIT Harnesses Online Crowds to Beat Darpa Balloon Challenge in Just 9 Hours
The Pentagon's DARPA agency wanted to know how to filter trustworthy information from social networks; MIT had the answer
A Conversation with Len Fisher
The author of Rock, Paper, Scissors talks about game theory Plus, read on for a PopSci.com giveaway!