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the prisoner's dilemma


Ah hell… what do they say? Don’t hate the player hate the game. But I never understood the rules. I mean if you take into account your best strategy and make the best choice possible and the other players also makes the best choice possible you have stability an equilibrium and it doesn’t matter what you’re trying to win what the game is if it’s about money or a woman or your basic survival you make the best choice possible based on the other person’s decision not changing. 393 more words

A Work In Progress

Understanding other people

After my last post on Shakespeare I  found a novel called I, Iago, by Nicola Galland. It interpreted the character of Iago in novel form. 684 more words


Fair Exchange by Lynne Reid Banks (1998)

The differences only stop being important when you stop noticing them.’

I picked this up in a charity shop a few years ago because in my twenties I had read and enjoyed… 459 more words


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Born on This Date

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who created the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes, was born on this date in 1859. Doyle, who was an ophthalmologist, patterned his famous detective after his professor, Joseph Bell. 97 more words


Soon to Release!

I’m excited to announce that Champagne Book Group has contracted for Hidden, the first book in the Five Fates Series, a paranormal romance scheduled for release in October, 2015. 113 more words

Alpha Males


According to Wikipedia self-censorship is defined as the act of censoring or classifying one’s own work out of fear of, or deference to, the sensibilities or preferences (actual or perceived) of others and without overt pressure from any specific party or institution of authority. 294 more words


Paideia Seminar and Comprehensible Input

I teach at a Paideia school, which means that my school focuses on Mortimer Adler’s philosophy that “the best education for the best is the best education for all.” I find that CI methods dovetail nicely into this, because they support the widest variety of learners. 680 more words

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