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A trip to the local library resulted in a couple of interesting pictures.
The HISTORY section had this interesting juxtaposition [click for larger view]:
Okay, it's a bit tough figuring it out from a picture. The History section was filled with VHS tapes....
A trip to the library should result in some browsing and a book to take back home. So I chose this one:
The back cover says:
The Predictioneer's Game teaches us that we can predict how a conflict may be resolved if we carefully consider the incentives for all parties in the conflict. Using an extraordinary range of applications, from ancient history to tomorrow's headlines, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita demonstrates the power of the game-theoretic approach.
- Roger B. Myerson, Nobel Prize-winning economist and professor, University of ChicagoI'll be interested to see if it gives me new perspective or simply confuses this old mind.