Robert Axelrod on Why Being Nice, Forgiving, and Provokable are the Best Strategies for Life

People I (Mostly) Admire | 2 October 2021 | 0h 44m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Robert Axelrod about the prisoner’s dilemma and the ways humans can cooperate, or betray each other, for their own benefit. Discusses the tournaments Axelrod ran to evaluate alternative strategies for playing iterated prisoner’s dilemma games and the implications for real-world situations. Draws from his book The Evolution of Cooperation.

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