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A Micro-Mooc that explains fragility in 7 min. Comments welcome.

A General Definition of Fragility (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) A definition of fragility from Part V of Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb and technical papers. This is simplified. A Micro-Mooc that explains fragility in… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb | Facebook.

Nassim Taleb Explains In An IMF Paper Why The Fed’s And ECB’s Bank Stress Tests Are Bogus – Business Insider

A New Heuristic Measure of Fragility and Tail Risks: Application to Stress Testing Abstract Pdf A better approach, according to Taleb and his IMF co-authors Elie Canetti, Tidiane Kinda, Elena Loukoianova, and Christian Schmeider, is to measure the difference between outcomes arising from different scenarios instead of focusing on the estimates of potential losses themselves. […]

Nassim Taleb at Names Not Numbers Symposium

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Z1VGJGwVjM] Names Not Numbers Symposium An annual thought leadership symposium. Multimedia Fragility, Complexity & Society (mp3) Talk with Q&A Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Former Trader and Author of ‘The Black Swan’ Q&A moderated by Matthew Taylor, RSA

Nassim Taleb CNBC Big Government, Big Business Both Evil

“They’re trying to change the wrong variables,” he said. “Instead of changing models or accepting limitations on their models, they have an idea in their head and the world has to fit to it.” HatTip to Dave Lull

Nassim Taleb to Speak at IMF Sept. 16 2010

International Monetary Fund, Sept 16, 2010, Washington, DC, General Lecture (morning) and Technical Workshop (afternoon) on how to detect tail-fragility.