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Selfish Behavior Leads to Inefficiency

In the language of Game Theory (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_theory), a zero-sum game is a situation in which one player’s (person’s) success comes at the other’s expense. For example, if I take a big piece of cake, there is less cake left for everyone else. This is also known as a "rivalrous good" in Economics. While this is

Fix/Report Problems As You Find Them!

The title says it all. This applies to all aspects of life - from a pothole on your drive to work, to a broken link on a website, to asking a question in a class, to fixing a bug in a software project. There are three main reasons I attribute to people following this bad