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Monthly Archives: September 2016

India-Pakistan, Nudging, Meat, The Incerto, Richard Thaler, The Intellectual Yet Idiot | Twitter

@nntaleb Any cardiologist in the room? Is a *simple* test of volatility of heart rate powerful enough? Thanks! Permalink 11:36 AM – 30 Sep 2016 @nntaleb السلاح ب ايد الخرا بيجرح Permalink 10:25 AM – 30 Sep 2016 @nntaleb 2/Trump n’est qu’un marchand de pacotille; Hilarante une interventioniste belliqueuse Permalink 10:23 AM – 30 […]

Alpari Sponsors Seminars With “Black Swan” Author Nassim Taleb | FinanceMagnates

Alpari Sponsors Seminars With “Black Swan” Author Nassim Taleb The seminars, titled “Black Swan: predicting and winning in a world of chaos”, will be held in the capital of Ukraine, Kiev, on the 10th of October, and in the Russian capital, Moscow, on the 12th of the same month.

IYI, Minority Rule, Tawk, Lindy Effect, 21, Academia, Dumb Enemies, Salafism | Facebook

[New Version] 9/16/16 The Intellectual Yet Idiot ———————————————————————  It is as irrational to reject all conspiracy theories as it is to accept them. 9/13/16 ——————————————————————— The classical idea is to build mental capacity, physical strength, and moral fortitude to face the world (Antifragile). The modern one is to technologically change the world. 9/12/16 ———————————————————————…/where-you-cannot-generalize-from-knowl… […]

Nassim Taleb Exposes The World’s “Intellectual-Yet-Idiot” Class | Zero Hedge

Full article: Nassim Taleb Exposes The World’s “Intellectual-Yet-Idiot” Class Indeed one can see that these academico-bureaucrats wanting to run our lives aren’t even rigorous, whether in medical statistics or policymaking. They cant tell science from scientism?—?in fact in their eyes scientism looks more scientific than real science. (For instance it is trivial to show the […]

Saudi Barbaria, Sunstein, B Quant Seminar, Erdogan, Salafism, FiveThirtyEight, Pareto 80/20 | Twitter

Papers/articles by NNT  linked to in this tweet batch. Where You Cannot Generalize from Knowledge of Parts (continuation of the Minority Rule)Stochastic Tail Exponent For Asymmetric Power Laws (pdf) MATHEMATICAL FOUNDATIONS OF THE PREC PPLE (pdf) PRE-ASYMPTOTIC BEHAVIOR AND FAT TAILEDNESS (pdf) @nntaleb .@Nvania You are welcome to go follow and lecture someone else. There […]