There has been additional coverage of the paper showing that “zero determinant” strategies in the Prisoner’s Dilemma are not evolutionarily robust:
Popular Science “Evolution Punishes Selfish People, Game Theory Study Says”
Here’s the original paper: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA “From extortion to generosity, evolution in the Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma”
It is kind of funny that the Press and Dyson paper that inspired this “scientific response” got so much press given that it did not even take an evolutionary approach to game theory!
And if you were wondering what the everyperson of Tahlequah, Oklahoma thinks of this study, here you have it:
Tahlequah Daily Press “New study: Evolution favors teamwork”
I had a sneaking feeling that the liberals were behind this whole scheme to eliminate one of the seven deadly sins and overthrow Satan (without any help from the church)!A Minor Post, Articles, Cooperation, Game Theory, Modeling (General), System Stability, Web