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Monthly Archives: April 2015

“Birth of a Theorem” by Cedric Villani

"Birth of a Theorem" by Cedric Villani: riveting! particularly if you follow the paper.PDE familiar to quants! A gem http://t.co/3W25MqsjY1 — Nassim NicholنTaleb (@nntaleb) April 28, 2015

The Armenian Genocide in 2 min (French).

The Armenian Genocide in 2 min (French). https://t.co/Jxhp0oYPV6 — Nassim NicholنTaleb (@nntaleb) April 27, 2015

Remember next time you attend a university lecture…

Remember next time you attend a university lecture that the same people who teach Socrates today would have voted to put him to death then. — Nassim NicholنTaleb (@nntaleb) April 24, 2015

The main value of Golf is to prevent those who shouldn’t be reading books from reading bad books.

The main value of Golf is to prevent those who shouldn’t be reading books from reading bad books. via Facebook

If you want to be indifferent to criticism you must also be indifferent to praise.

If you want to be indifferent to criticism you must also be indifferent to praise. (Rephrased aphorism) via Facebook