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Re: John Nash, Game Theory, and Government
Posted:
Jun 30, 2013 3:38 PM


Kevin Barry wrote: > On Sunday, June 30, 2013 1:31:11 PM UTC5, Peter Percival wrote: >> Kevin Barry wrote: >> >>> So John Nash produced game theory and government says to itself, 'How wonderful to have something that we can bottle up and spin >> >> >> >> Something of a mixed metaphor there.
> > I'm not quite sure I understand your meaning... Nash's brain is an analog computer. Matching my brain with his means I can reach no conclusion except that Nash on my team is a standard regression given the prospect of a linear progression. (other... An egg is a first approximation to an ellipse.)
Perhaps I should have deleted more. Would this have been clearer:
>>> How wonderful to have something that we can bottle up and spin >> >> Something of a mixed metaphor there.
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 I think I am an Elephant, Behind another Elephant Behind /another/ Elephant who isn't really there.... A.A. Milne



