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Isner and Mahut: A prisoner’s dilemma

June 24, 2010 Leave a comment

John Isner and Nicholas Mahut are fighting an epic battle today in Wimbledon and The World’s longest ever game of tennis. It was halted last night at 59-59 in the final set.

In summary then, they have been trapped in game theory’s favourite metaphor: the Prisoner’s Dilemma. The Prisoner’s Dilemma is fundamental economic game theory which states at its simplest level that it is better Read more…

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Mark Zuckerberg tells the British Prime Minister about Tube Warning in London

June 21, 2010 Leave a comment

Nudge Social Media have just finished attending an epic two day hackathon where all the most influential people from Facebook were in hosting the combined thought leadership from the Social Media industry. The event was part of a series of events organised by Facebook with the Facebook Developer Garage London.

Sunday 20th June 2010

The star of course walked in to the Dare offices in Soho yesterday (that’s right, on a Sunday) at about 18:50: Mr Mark Zuckerberg.

The British press can be very unfair; and as humans we have a tendency to submit to tall poppy syndrome. As a result you’d be forgiven for having read several articles on the web and been led into believing that Mark is “arrogant” or “dismissive”, “out of touch” or “out of his depth”. Let me say for the record Read more…

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Facebook removes the @ feature?

June 16, 2010 5 comments

Until last week I was able to use the @ sign in my Facebook status to link directly to a Facebook Friend or a Facebook Page (Facebook Pages are still known to most as a ‘Fanpage’). This feature is known as Tagging your status and posts.

Yesterday i logged in to Facebook and was pleased to see the newly updated Facebook Homepage – screenshot below. Read more…

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