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Incerto: Fooled by Randomness The Black Swan The Bed of Procrustes Antifragile

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The only noteworthy correction I made in the 1900 pages of the INCERTO

The only noteworthy correction I made in the 1900 pages of the INCERTO, written over 18 years, which should come out as single unit: “To Benoit Mandelbrot, a Greek among Romans” [The Black Swan, 2007] to “To Benoit Mandelbrot, a Roman among Greeks” As I came to realize that the Romans were noBS FatTonies; they […]

Lindy Effect, GMOs, Shills, Solar Energy, Pope Francis |Twitter @nntaleb

NNT has been VERY busy on Twitter lately. This is just a sampling from the last few days. Usually but not always, I select Tweets that include links to additional information. ANSWER: Every loss of crop raises total ruin 100 fold. Halving crops raises total ruin by 100 quintillion 10^20 (assuming independence). — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) […]

School is about dealing with certainties. Life is about the ability to handle the maximal amount of uncertainty.

Summarizing the INCERTO. School is about dealing with certainties. Life is about the ability to handle the maximal amount of uncertainty. via Nassim NicholنTaleb on Twitter: “Summarizing the INCERTO. School is about dealing with certainties. Life is about the ability to handle the maximal amount of uncertainty.”.

Final iteration of the map of THE INCERTO

Final iteration of the map of THE INCERTO (mostly the Black Swan Problem), linking various traditions. via Timeline Photos – Nassim Nicholas Taleb.