As the esteemed Secretary of Defense under two presidents has said:
Reports that say something hasn’t happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns – the ones we don’t know we don’t know.
I don’t know what category to put DFS in. Maybe we know that it’s a game of skill. Maybe we know that we don’t know that it’s a game of skill. And maybe we don’t know that we don’t know it’s a game of skill. While Donald Rumsfeld has made it clear as mud how we can consider this known/unknown conundrum, two industrial engineers sought out to know just what we know and don’t know, and as a result, now we know, in case it was previously unknown, that DFS is a game of skill. (more…)