Would you like to play a game, Dr. Falken? Actually, this episode isn’t really about games, or Matthew Broderick, or Thermonuclear War. But enough with the long references to 1983’s best movie, War Games. Today Jacob and Adriene are going to teach you about Oligopolies, which are kind of like the monopolies that we talked about last week, except with more companies involved. Then we’ll get to the games, or rather, the game theory. Which is all about how companies try to compete with each other in the real world.
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