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Monthly Archives: April 2008

Nassim Taleb does Evolutionary Fitness or Regularity is for Morons

There is no need to introduce Nassim Taleb here, readers know that we share a great deal regarding markets and uncertainty under the guise of the Black Swan model, which I prefer to call the stable Paretian model. Extreme events dominate even though they are rare. This is summarized as power law variation in Evolutionary […]

Nassim Nicholas Taleb – The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

If you want to be a dentist, it’s rational to assume that if you go to school, get your degree, and set up a dental practice, you will be able to attain a comfortable standard of living. You may be able to project your probable income range with some…