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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Albert Tarantola, Slowthinkers, Monsanto, Macrobullshit, Microbullshit | Twitter

@nntaleb The late Albert Tarantola wrote the entry. His book on Inverse problem statistics is free: Permalink 2:52 PM – 31 Mar 2016 @nntaleb I discovered today that psychologists “statisticians” & other slowthinkers are not familiar Inverse Problems.   Permalink 2:44 PM – 31 Mar 2016 @nntaleb Turns out Scientific American […]

Nice/Nasty, Inequality, SITG, P-Hacking, Easter, Syria, Palmyra, Shillary, Trump, Saunders | Twitter

@nntaleb My rule: when people are nice, I am twice as nice to them. When nasty, a thousand times nastier. @lakens @sothisispietro Permalink 11:44 AM – 28 Mar 2016 @nntaleb Friends, need to find errors in this paper before posting on ArXiv. Busts current measurement of inequality   Permalink 7:49 AM – 28 Mar […]

Syria, Minority Rule, An Ounce of Algebra, The Null Hypothesis | Twitter

@nntaleb Mr Lakens, please kindly show where my equations were “discovered” in that paper and explain the claim of “re-invented” p-value. @lakens Permalink 2:19 AM – 26 Mar 2016 @nntaleb Is it me or a Kafkaesque absurdity? Europe allows Saudi Barbaria to teach/promote Salafi hatred in cities while locally”fighting” terrorism. Permalink 3:59 PM – 25 […]

P-Values, Growth | Facebook

For those interested in p-values, a short (very technical) paper and a video commentary. I was able to pull out the exact meta-distribution of p-values (i.e. p-values as random variables). The point is that the same phenomenon will produce p-values all over the map, A true p-value of .12 will produce p-values <.05 more than […]

Belgium, P-Values, Nocera, Saudi PR, DARK Act, Monsanto | Twitter

@nntaleb The Saudi origins of Belgium’s Islamist threat   Permalink 4:59 PM – 23 Mar 2016 @nntaleb There is a video see feed   @NathanBiddle Permalink 6:47 AM – 23 Mar 2016 @nntaleb Two works in my mailbox: One Formulation of size and fragility   One Book on Antifragility   Permalink […]