Monday, February 02, 2009

Real World (via others)


Noam Nisan pointed out to me this xkcd comic about crypto in practice. On a related note, Raphael Clifford mentioned how incentives work in practice. The UK intelligence agencies apparently hesitate giving cash bonuses: you don't want to train your employees to see cash as a reward. So, these pillars of our theory research (crypto, mechanisms and incentives) face tests of reality.

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