Explain This

26 - Prisoner's Dilemma

July 09, 2021 Jin Kim Season 2 Episode 5
Explain This
26 - Prisoner's Dilemma
Show Notes

What is game theory? What's the best strategy when you don't know if someone is a friend or foe? How can maths minimise the number of years I'll go to jail for?

All this and more in today's episode about the infamous Prisoner's Dilemma - where two prisoners have to make a choice, while trying to figure out if they trust the other prisoner or not! It's about to get mathematical.

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