August 4, 2016

Applying Game Theory to Water – Ben Schouten

Keynote speaker at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The shape of our water future is influenced by world developments and games are central. Primal instinct makes us measure and elevate our status in the world. It also hardwires us to compete and play. Now society taps both innate cravings whenever you check your smartphone. Each compulsive click releases endorphins, so if ranking feels addictive, that’s also by design.