The prisoners’ dilemma, based on a paper written by Merrill Flood and Melvin Dresher in 1950, has become the paradigmatic example of game theory, which is presently being applied in more and more academic disciplines and areas of research. 2,777 more words
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Trump has always been a climate denier but now he doesn't want you to have an accurate up to date weather forecast
Trump wants to cripple storm forecasting just when it’s getting good — and we need it most.
By Eric Holthaus on Oct 23, 2017
As Hurricane Harvey roared toward the Texas coast in late August, weather models showed something that forecasters had never seen before: predictions of four feet of rainfall in the Houston area over five days — a year’s worth of rain in less than a week. 2,033 more words
Summary: The gridlock might be breaking in the public policy response to climate change. This gridlock has left us unprepared for even the inevitable repeat of past extreme weather — let alone what new challenges the future will hold for us. 1,744 more words
Enlarge (credit: Weather Bell) We have written a fair amount at Ars recently about the superiority of the European forecast model, suggesting to readers that they focus on the ensemble runs of this system to get a good handle on track forecasts for Hurricane Irma. 11 more words