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  • Blog Post: Play a Game, Help a Researcher

    Posted by Rob Knies Have you heard of Colonel Blotto? Me, neither—at least not until a few days ago, when I ran into my friend and colleague Thore Graepel in the atrium of Building 99 on Microsoft’s Redmond, Wash., campus, worldwide headquarters of Microsoft Research. Graepel was...
  • Blog Post: Doubloon Dash: A Quest for Understanding

    Posted by Rob Knies A few months ago, I got a chance to talk with Thore Graepel of Microsoft Research Cambridge about Project Waterloo , a Facebook game that is part of the Research Games project exploring behavioral game theory at a global scale. Now, Graepel and his teammates are at it again...