Monthly Archives: June 2018

Why Destructive Value Capture?

Previously: Front Row Center I got a lot of push-back from suggesting that there was a way for theaters to improve their customer experience and value proposition at low cost (get rid of the seats that are so close to the … Continue reading

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Front Row Center

Epistemic Status: Lightweight Related: Choices are Bad, Choices Are Really Bad Yesterday, my wife and I went out to see Ocean’s Eight (official review: as advertised). The first place we went was a massively overpriced theater (thanks MoviePass!) with assigned seating, but … Continue reading

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Simplified Poker Conclusions

Previously: Simplified Poker, Simplified Poker Strategy Related (Eliezer Yudkowsky): Meta Honesty: Firming Honesty Around Its Edge Cases About forty people submitted programs that used randomization. Several of those random programs correctly solved for the Nash equilibrium, which did well. I submitted the only … Continue reading

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Simplified Poker Strategy

Previously in Sequence (Required): Simplified Poker I spent a few hours figuring out my strategy. This is what I submitted. If you start with a 2, you never want to bet, since your opponent will call with a 3 but fold … Continue reading

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Simplified Poker

This is intended as a three-part sequence. Part two will go over my strategy. Part three will reveal the results and discuss some implications. In the same class in which we later played The Darwin Game, we played a less complex … Continue reading

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