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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Few realize that…

Few realize that the “advanced” world has never been richer, and never been more leveraged (financially & operationally). It is a sad fact that the problems of the rich are the hardest to solve. Success brings psychological and economic fragility. via Few realize that… | Facebook.

Talk by Nassim Nicholas Taleb at Stevens – Technology, Policy, Regulation & Ethics

THE STEVENS CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY POLICY AND ETHICS AND THE CENTER FOR SCIENCE WRITINGS PRESENT:”ANTIFRAGILITY: Curbing the Harmful Effects of Finance, Technology, Medicine and Government.” A talk by Nassim Nicholas Taleb.Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 6-7:30. DeBaun Auditorium.Nassim Nicholas Taleb rocked the worlds of finance and government in 2007 with his runaway bestseller The Black Swan, […]

NNT at RSA December 1, 2011

This is great! The RSA is good about posting their talks. I’ll make sure to have a link up as soon as I see it. Next Thursday┬á in London, talking about Antifragility. Ignore formal title. The Predictability of Unpredictability (Dec 1, 2011) Keynote Nassim Nicholas Taleb is the brilliant and controversial author of The Black […]

Nassim Nicholas Forthcoming Seminars and Talks

Upcoming NNT talks. 2012 McKinsey & Co, Workshop on Managing Black Swans, co-instructor (with Bent Flyvberg), McKinsey Alpine University, Kitzb├╝hel, Austria, March 30-April 1 2012 Humbold University, Berlin, Department of Applied Statistics, Distinguished Lecture Series, January 28, 2012 Stevens Institute of Technology, Jan 24, 2012, First Public presentation of Antifragility. Open to the public. 2011 […]


“Selfish” is the designation selfish people use for those they can’t exploit. via Nassim Nicholas Taleb.