Good use of applied game theory to counteract douchebag syndrome

Poverty isn’t just a game – Al Lewis – MarketWatch http://www.marketwatch.com/story/poverty-isnt-just-a-game-2011-09-23?link=MW_story_investinginsight

enny Nicholson is tired of hearing how the poor are poor because they make poor choices. Let’s see what kind of choices you make when it’s your turn to be flattened by the economy. That’s the idea behind Spent, an online game Nicholson created to challenge popular misconceptions about poverty. Play it at http://www.playspent.org.

To understand what it’s like, and what you sound like, when suffering from Douchebag Syndrome see Cantor, Eric.

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