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Monthly Archives: September 2011

It is so saddening that many nice, friendly, humble, and down-to-earth persons d…

It is so saddening that many nice, friendly, humble, and down-to-earth persons display these qualities because they are not rich.

Learning economics from an academic is like studying psychology by watching comb…

Learning economics from an academic is like studying psychology by watching combustion engines. [Revision]

Tonight, NYC, open to the public (though technical):http://www.ieor.columbia.e…

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Please somebody record this!
Tonight, NYC, open to the public (though technical): http://www.ieor.columbia.edu/seminars/financialengineering/2011-2012/fall/Taleb_N/seminar.htmlA Map and Simple Heuristic to Detect Fragility, Antifrag…

How to live in a world that we don’t understand, and enjoy it (Taleb) | djmarsay

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HatTip to Dave Lull! Thanks Dave.
Notes from the talk
Taleb returns to his alma mater. This talk supercedes his previous work (e.g. Black Swan). His main points are:

We don’t have a word for the opposite of fragile.
  Fragile s…

Taleb, Julis and Roman headline AR Symposium | AR Absolute Return – Alpha

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There’s a two for one ticket offer (if your hedge fund is listed in their publication) for $1,950.
Nassim Taleb, author of the bestselling book “The Black Swan”; Mitch Julis, co-founder of Canyon Capital Advisors; and Emmanuel