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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Nassim Taleb presents the concept of anti-fragility – The Stute – Stevens Institute of Technology

About a recent NNT talk. I hope there’s audio. HatTip to Dave Lull. “The Triad” is Taleb’s system to categorize entities as fragile, robust, or anti-fragile. Some basic examples follow: debt would be considered fragile; equity, robust; and venture capital equity, anti-fragile. A nation-state would be considered fragile, while a city-state would be considered anti-fragile. […]

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You can figure out people by their use of the word “important”. via You can figure out… | Facebook.

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People, when they get richer…

People, when they get richer, are punished by having to live their lives as if they were managing a corporation. via People, when they… | Facebook.

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CORRECTION The notion of “achievement” *devalues* life into a tournament. (Modernity) via CORRECTION The… | Facebook.