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Monthly Archives: April 2010

How to do Precisely the Right Thing at all Possible Times

“The happiness you can expect from anything you do is a function of two things: the odds of getting a gain, and; the value of that gain. You multiply these two things together and you know exactly how good your decision or action is going to be.”

Nassim Taleb mp3 Audio Added

Note that you can find posts that have audio or video in them by clicking on their Category in the right side bar.Using a site I found that extracts audio from YouTube videos (this one actually works) FetchMP3.com I’m able to add some more audio files. I attached them to their individual video posts but […]

RIMS 2010 Annual Conference & Exhibition – Education & Training – Claims Magazine

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NNT will be a keynote speaker at this event.

Contingent commissions, climate change, crisis management, global risk, and pending legislation — dubbed the “Shareholder Bill of Rights” — will be just a few of the many top…

Hay Festival – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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NNT will be speaking at the Hay Festival in Wales. http://www.hayfestival.com/wales/index.aspxHatTip to Dave Lull
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Event 63 • Saturday 29 May 2010, 5.30p…

Daniel Kahneman – A Bat and a Ball Cost $1.10

(Borrowing this post from another blog I collect my favorites into. Danny is just such a big part of the picture when it comes to the paradigm shift implied in NNT’s philosophy, plus, they’re good friends!) … the bat costs $1 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost? Daniel Kahneman KNOWS that […]