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Monthly Archives: August 2017

The Logic of Risk Taking | Medium

The Logic of Risk Taking Consider the following thought experiment. First case, one hundred persons go to a Casino, to gamble a certain set amount each and have complimentary gin and tonic –as shown in the cartoon in Figure x. Some may lose, some may win, and we can infer at the end of the day […]

Something Neither Antisemitic Nordic Supremacists Nor Arab Nationalists Will Like | Medium

Something Neither Antisemitic Nordic Supremacists Nor Arab Nationalists Will Like Something Hitler Would Not Have Liked Although White Supremacists like to be antisemitic, here is something Hitler would have hated: Ancient Greeks were genetically as close to Ancient Levantines as they were to the so called “Aryans”. It just happened that Ancient Greeks spoke an Indo-European language […]

Atlanta, Borat, Minority Rule, Monsanto, Ergodicity, Revolutions, Rationality, Armenians, Betrayal, Tesla, Fermat, @GadSaad | Twitter

@nntaleb OK OK La Grotta pic.twitter.com/2aFM44a2dW Permalink 5:47 PM – 25 Aug 2017 @nntaleb 75% of @newtgingrich’s book (from page 80 on) revolves around the Intellectual Yet Idiot IYI problem.https://twitter.com/AlexPappas/status/901171827799719936   Permalink 2:32 PM – 25 Aug 2017 @nntaleb Atlanta coffee conversation w/ @geoffreydgraham @justinno @WhiteSwanof87 @su_js1 (a lot of coffee). pic.twitter.com/oLB5ayZFOR Permalink 10:10 AM […]

Nassim Nicholas Taleb Sees Greater Risks Than Nuclear War | Bloomberg TV

Bloomberg TV Markets and Finance Published on Aug 16, 2017 Aug.16 — Nassim Nicholas Taleb, adviser at Universa Investments, sat down for an interview with Erik Schatzker Tuesday evening in New York. Taleb, famous for his assessment of risk, says there are greater risks out there than nuclear war with North Korea.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb on Work, Slavery, the Minority Rule, and Skin in the Game | EconTalk | https://t.co/ZU3MBsi91M — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) August 14, 2017 Nassim Nicholas Taleb talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the manuscript version of his forthcoming book, Skin in the Game. Topics discussed include the role of skin in the game […]