Cheating to Learn: How a UCLA professor gamed a game theory midterm | Which Way L.A.?
Prince Boucher stashed this in Economics
Much of evolution and natural selection can be summarized in three short words: “Life is games.” In any game, the object is to win—be that defined as leaving the most genes in the next generation, getting the best grade on a midterm, or successfully inculcating critical thinking into your students. An entire field of study, Game Theory, is devoted to mathematically describing the games that nature plays. Games can determine why ant colonies do what they do, how viruses evolve to exploit hosts, or how human societies organize and function.
Prince and Jared, these are both brilliant. I must learn more Game Theory!!