Someone Actually Tried Testing Out If GTA V Cops Are 'Racist'

Back when Grand Theft Auto V was originally released, one particular theory about race started floating around. According to some players, the cops in GTA didn't treat all of its protagonists the same. Some players thought that Franklin, the African-American character, got racially profiled by cops. » 3/13/15 10:40am 3/13/15 10:40am

​Former Jeopardy! Champ Says Arthur Chu Is Playing the Right Way

With 74 straight wins and millions of dollars in winnings, Ken Jennings has dominated Jeopardy! like nobody else. And he says that the current champ Arthur Chu—who's been the subject of a lot of scorn lately—has been using a time-tested strategy that's worked for people in the past. » 2/11/14 4:15pm 2/11/14 4:15pm

​Jeopardy! Contestant Is Hated For Playing Like Nobody Else

You think you know how to play Jeopardy!, don't you? Answer in the form of a question, study your butt off, capitalize on anything that feels trendy, and press the buzzer when Trebek stops yapping, not before. It's worked for hundreds of people. But a new champion is showing that there's a better way, using game… » 2/03/14 12:30pm 2/03/14 12:30pm

Professor Teaches Game Theory By Letting His Students Cheat

You know the drill: Biology professor tells students their upcoming exam is going to be insanely difficult. But that's okay, he says, you can cheat! Anything goes. As long as it's not a crime, go for it. Students band together and get creative, and voila! They learn game theory in the process. » 4/25/13 9:00pm 4/25/13 9:00pm

People Try Harder When Gaming Against Humans

A recent study on brain patterns shows that people who think they are playing against real people try harder, then when they believe they are playing against computers. » 2/06/09 1:20pm 2/06/09 1:20pm