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Trump, Vegas, Gardner | Twitter

@nntaleb What people aren’t getting about Trump. (updated)   Permalink 7:51 AM – 19 May 2017 @nntaleb Follow today @CutTheKnotMath if you are remotely into math. Permalink 7:47 AM – 19 May 2017 @nntaleb Nothing like a visual solution to a seemingly intractable problem. Permalink 7:43 AM – 19 May 2017 @nntaleb How most […]

Maronites, Flynn, Applebaum, Shamri, Saudi Barbaria, Napoleon, the French, Nate Silver, Sarsour | Twitter

@nntaleb A Greek-Orthodox (me) will give a short lecture about reviving the language of the Maronites in …an Armenian place of worship in NY.   Permalink 7:28 PM – 10 May 2017 @nntaleb Squid ink Permalink 5:36 PM – 10 May 2017 @nntaleb It is easier to fool someone perceived as “intelligent” than a […]

Joseph Justus Scaliger, Nate Silver, Palestinian-Israeli, Macron, Algeria, Nikki Haley, Scientism, Monsanto, Neo-Cons, Patriots | Twitter

@nntaleb His translation   Permalink 3:08 PM – 30 Apr 2017 @nntaleb Joseph Justus Scaliger remains the most erudite man in history. He knew mathematics, Aramaic, Hebrew… He even translated Arabic proverbs   Permalink 3:05 PM – 30 Apr 2017 @nntaleb One thing I can certify: Nate Silver doesn’t know “his” subject. Not probability […]

CNN, Fatty Lamb, Easter, Minsk, UAL, Palm Sunday, Donaldo, Facta Non Verba, Peter Hitchens | Twitter

@nntaleb I speculate that no gym machine can raise one’s BPM (beats per minute) more than sprinting outside, particularly uphill. True? Permalink 6:31 AM – 18 Apr 2017 @NonMeek .@nntaleb My humble attempt of conveying the concepts “iatrogenics” and “negative convexity effect” from #Antifragile in one strip. Permalink 10:40 AM – 17 Apr 2017 […]

Kasparov, Gingrich, Monsanto, IQ, Fat Tony, Genius, An Inconsiderate Man | Twitter

@nntaleb New version of my paper on power laws with stochastic exponent   Permalink 5:14 PM – 4 Apr 2017 @nntaleb 2) Actually there is a heuristic, my days: “A good chess player makes a sharp trader. An excellent chess player makes a dumb trader.” Permalink 7:13 AM – 4 Apr 2017 @nntaleb Garry […]