Break the Rules

This news story needs a good editor: ‘Evil genius’ condemned for his tactics on Jeopardy! says he doesn’t care about the ‘haters’—he’s more interested in the $10,000 prize money. But the point matters more. This Jeopardy winner uses what I call “David Thinking” to win. He plays to his strengths, effectively changing the rules. Ivan Arreguín-Toft‘s research about so-called Davids beating Goliaths demonstrates how often underdogs win when defying the status quo.

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