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Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The danger of debt | The Sunday Times Post

But in this instance, the government came in indiscriminately to bail out everyone. So let’s zoom out seven years later – is it seven years already? – and look at what’s happened. Well, what has happened is nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing new. We did not learn. We have had some kind of pseudo-recovery, mostly fuelled […]

As technology increases, misunderstanding of ruin by a very small number of people is sufficient to guarantee ruin

As technology increases, misunderstanding of ruin by a very small number of people is sufficient to guarantee ruin https://t.co/QgXfgn8Cqm — Nassim NicholنTaleb (@nntaleb) July 18, 2015 Greece: Neither those who made the decision to borrow nor those who made the decision to lend had skin in the game. "Other people' money". — Nassim NicholنTaleb (@nntaleb) […]

NYU’s Taleb Says Debt Raises Risk of `Catastrophe’ | Bloomberg Video

  Nov. 14 (Bloomberg) — Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a professor at New York University and author of “The Black Swan” and “Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder,” talks about risks created by government debt and Federal Reserve monetary policy. He speaks with John Dawson on Bloomberg Television’s “First Up” on the sidelines of Barclays Asia […]

Tom Keene interviews Nassim Taleb on U.S. Economy, New Book – Video – Bloomberg

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What if NNT had is own show! That I’d watch.
Dec. 17 (Bloomberg) — New York University professor Nassim Taleb talks about his new book “The Bed of Procrustes.”
Taleb, author of “The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Im…

Deep Read: Nassim Taleb (The Black Swan Guy) : Planet Money : NPR

by Jacob Goldstein

Here’s the latest Planet Money Deep Read — o…