As mentioned in other reviews, there are three separate stories - Cold War, von Neumann biography and game theory. I did not find them blending well. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Martin P. Cohen
This was an fun, non-technical book to read. It was filled with anecdotes and provided context to the genesis of game theory. Read morePublished 6 months ago by J RYAN
A good read for the lover of von Neumann's work in his too-short life. I would've liked more detail into the nature of non-zero-sum games, but this more a biography than... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Tristan - New York
Dear fellow readers.
I Iove this book it adds to my library on Johnny Von Neuman and those parts of the book covering The Prisoner' s Dilemma add to the rudimentary... Read more
I didn't enjoy this book nearly as much as I thought I would. It got rave reviews, perhaps that's the problem my expectations were to high but I didn't find it very interesting. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Fred Nietzsche
The book intertwines three totally different subjects and to a degree that works well.
The book's take on historic cold war events is superficial. Read more