James Holzhauer took data, probability and a lot of practice with a fake buzzer, and turned it into a fortune … More
In game theory, sometimes the best way to win, is to lose.
We visit a job market created by economists, for economists. It’s a hyper-efficient, optimized system, tested by game theorists, tweaked … More
On today’s show: a decades-long feud between two big bell companies, located right down the road from each other.
On today’s show, we consider a world where everybody cheats and where you can’t win unless you game the regulators: … More
Guilds set up a system of fines, wage ceilings, and public rebukes that would be the envy of a modern … More