## 9 Best Articles in 2021

Nicky Case

### The Evolution of Trust

Nicky Case

884 saves · From 2017 · an interactive guide to the game theory of why & how we trust each other

blockgeeks.com

### What is Cryptocurrency Game Theory: A Basic introduction

blockgeeks.com

20+ min read · 78 saves · From 2017 · What is Cryptocurrency Game Theory: A Basic introduction. Game theory is the study of strategic decision making - Blockgeeks

MIT Technology Review

### “Magic: The Gathering” is officially the world’s most complex game

MIT Technology Review

3 min read · 44 saves · 2019-05-07 · A new proof with important implications for game theory shows that no algorithm can possibly determine the winner.

The New York Times

### ‘The Pandemic Is a Prisoner’s Dilemma Game’

The New York Times

~13 min read · 51 saves · 2020-12-20 · Using game theory, researchers modeled two ways of prioritizing vaccinations, to see which saved more lives.

Quanta Magazine

### In Game Theory, No Clear Path to Equilibrium

Quanta Magazine

9 min read · 58 saves · From 2017 · John Nash’s notion of equilibrium is ubiquitous in economic theory, but a new study shows that it is often impossible to reach efficiently.

Farnam Street

### Prisoner’s Dilemma: Is Cooperation Always the Right Answer?

Farnam Street

5 min read · 93 saves · 2020-02-16 · In this classic game theory experiment, you must decide: rat out another for personal benefit, or cooperate? The answer may be more complicated than you think.

The Economist’s 1843 magazine

### How game theory improves dating apps

The Economist’s 1843 magazine

4 min read · 37 saves · From 2016 · Too much unwanted attention turns female users off online dating. Economics provides a solution

WIRED

### QAnon Is Like a Game—a Most Dangerous Game

WIRED

3 min read · 156 saves · 2020-09-22 · The conspiracy theory has the best attributes of a multiplatform game, except that it can cause harm in the real world.

WIRED

### Kids Are Master Manipulators. So Use Game Theory Against Them

WIRED

8 min read · 221 saves · From 2016 · Kids are master manipulators. They play up their charms, pit adults against one another, and engage in loud, public wailing. So it’s your job to keep up with them, Carnegie Mellon’s Kevin Zollman says. His new book, The Game Theorist’s Guide to Parenting—written with journalist Paul Raeburn—explains how. Force Cooperation For siblings who refuse to…

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Nature

### Rich countries should tithe their vaccines

Nature

3 min read · Feb 24th · Game theory suggests that donating doses can help nations of all income levels.

sciolytix.com

### 5 Tips to Adding Gamification to Your Online Course

sciolytix.com

2 min read · Mar 9th · What is Gamification? Gamification in eLearning is the use of game theory and game mechanics in non-game contexts to engage and motivate your users. Gamification is growing in popularity and is a…

The Verge

### MatPat looks at YouTube’s biggest changes over the last decade — and what lies ahead

The Verge

~11 min read · Mar 19th · MatPat looks back at 10 years of Game Theory and what’s next on YouTube.

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Towards Data Science

### Algorithmic Game Theory with Nashpy

Towards Data Science

6 min read · 10 saves · 2019-07-29 · Game Theory is a method of studying strategic situations. A ‘strategic’ situation is a setting where the outcomes which affect you depend…

Towards Data Science

### New Game Theory Innovations that are Influencing Reinforcement Learning

Towards Data Science

6 min read · 44 saves · 2019-11-07 · Game theory plays a fundamental factor in modern artificial intelligence(AI) solutions. Specifically, deep reinforcement learning(DRL) is…

Stratechery

### The Uber Dilemma

Stratechery

9 min read · 111 saves · From 2017 · Benchmark’s lawsuit against Uber is extraordinary; that is because Uber, despite everything, remains an extraordinary company. Game theory explains the implications.

en.wikipedia.org

### Game theory

en.wikipedia.org

15 saves · From 2016 · This article is about the mathematical study of optimizing agents. For other uses, see Game theory (disambiguation). Economics

en.wikipedia.org

### Focal point (game theory)

en.wikipedia.org

6 min read · 20 saves · From 2018 · In game theory, a focal point (also called Schelling point) is a solution that people will tend to use in the absence of communication, because it seems natural, special, or relevant to them. The…

medium.com

### Segwit2x Game Theory Scenarios Part 1

medium.com

6 min read · 57 saves · From 2017 · The Segwit2x hard fork is coming in less than two weeks and many are wondering about what may happen. In this article, I’m going to go…

HackerNoon

### Beginner’s Guide to Game Theory

HackerNoon

3 min read · 15 saves · From 2018 · “Eventually, every game theory textbook will have a chapter on public blockchains.” — Naval.

TED Talks

### Are you a giver or a taker?

TED Talks

135 saves · From 2017 · In every workplace, there are three basic kinds of people: givers, takers and matchers. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant breaks down these personalities and offers simple strategies to promote a culture of generosity and keep self-serving employees from taking more than their share.

Nautilus Magazine

### Larry David and the Game Theory of Anonymous Donations

Nautilus Magazine

5 min read · 73 saves · 2019-05-12 · What’s intriguing about anonymous giving, and other behaviors apparently designed to obscure good traits and acts, like modesty,…