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Interviews with Russ Roberts @ EconTalk and Ralph Nader Radio Hour

Nassim Nicholas Taleb on Rationality, Risk, and Skin in the Game EconTalk Episode with Nassim Nicholas Taleb Hosted by Russ Roberts Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of Skin in the Game, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in the book. This is the third episode of EconTalk with Taleb related to the general […]

Antifragility Panel/Webinar: Practice Beyond the Rhetoric!

Look for audio links to webinar recordings in post. In his book “Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder”, Nassim Nicholas Taleb‘s (@nntaleb) introduced the concept of antifragility. Appreciating this concept involves initially recognizing it and then translating it into practice! First, Taleb distinguishes between the fragile, robust, and antifragile: “the fragile wants tranquility, the antifragile […]

Nassim Nicholas Taleb: How to Live in a World we Don’t Understand (2013)

I think I missed posting this previously. And if you’re an audio person, here’s a somewhat optimized mp3. http://blackswanreport.com/media/Nassim-Nicholas-Taleb-How-to-Live-in-a-World-we-Dont-Understand.mp3  

Nassim Nicholas Taleb interviewed by Bruce Oreck at the Tomorrow conference in June 2015

Audio only: http://blackswanreport.com/media/Nassim-Nicholas-Taleb-interview-Tomorrow-2015.mp3 Nassim Nicholas Taleb interviewed by Bruce Oreck at the Tomorrow conference in June 2015. www.tomorrow.fi

Nassim Nicholas Taleb on the Precautionary Principle and Genetically Modified Organisms | EconTalk

Hosted by Russ Roberts Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of Antifragile, Black Swan, and Fooled by Randomness, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about a recent co-authored paper on the risks of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the use of the Precautionary Principle. Taleb contrasts harm with ruin and explains how the differences imply different rules […]