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Eric Weinstein, NYT, Education, Pippa Malgren, Palanga, Historians, Kurds, Monsanto | Twitter

Lecturing on catastrophic/tail risks in Bermuda. When in Rome… pic.twitter.com/oWs7NNwtJ4 — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) September 19, 2017 @mikeandallie @nntaleb recommended this book 3 weeks ago. This chart in the beginning explains a puzzle I’ve wondered about in insurance for 15 years. pic.twitter.com/xLpjl3dQkt Permalink 4:42 PM – 25 Sep 2017 @yaneerbaryam #AI: Using it and consequences for […]

An Uberized education is when…

An Uberized education is when –as in antiquity — one goes to a specific teacher to get lectures, bypassing the university. The students and the teachers are thus matched. If a piece of paper is necessary, it would be given by *that* teacher, or a group of teachers. It is not too different from the […]

There is a huge difference between problem and inverse problem, education “on demand”…

There is a huge difference between problem and inverse problem, education “on demand” more robust to misspec @cdixonEmbedded via Nassim NicholنTaleb on Twitter: “There is a huge difference between problem and inverse problem, education “on demand” more robust to misspec @cdixon http://t.co/3PkwfkihDK”.

The principal value of higher education…

The principal value of higher education is learning from academics to become what they are not, to use them as moral, intellectual, and practical inverse role models. Seen that way, it can be worth the price. (Via Negativa) via The principal value of higher education… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb | Facebook.

Time for the education system to realize…

Time for the education system to realize that slow learners are deeper, more robust, and unlike fast ones, make small, rather than large mistakes. via Time for the education system to realize… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb | Facebook.