Episode 013 – Probably about Probability

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 46:17 — 63.6MB) As most of you know, we’re still working on the format.  And it will take a number of goes to get it dialed in.  This is the second incarnation.  Feel free to comment, and we’ll take your input to heart. Oh, and we pre-record a lot of these, so even if we are planning on using your idea, it may take a while to incorporate it.  All part of the process. ...

Read More
Spring Break and Game Theory Books
Mar31

Spring Break and Game Theory Books

Well if you haven’t noticed, we haven’t uploaded a new episode in while.  Never fear, we haven’t fallen off of a cliff or anything (at least not physically).   We both hit our spring breaks and went into a deep couch-coma. We’ve got a new episode recorded, that I’ll have edited and up on the site by tomorrow at the latest. To tide you over I’ve compiled a list of Game Theory books that we love. ...

Read More

Episode 002: Why Campaigns Go Negative: An Intro to Game Theory

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:59 — 22.9MB) In this podcast we discuss: What a ‘Game’ is, mathematically Some areas where games apply to real life (most of them!) How game theory is applied in biology The Prisoners Dilemma game, and Why all political campaigns go negative For more about game theory, a great resource is GameTheory.net.  And I’ll be posting a series of articles on my blog...

Read More