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Monthly Archives: July 2013

If you feel the urge to pace when talking on the phone…

If you feel the urge to pace when talking on the phone: you may be the victim of *walking-below-the-stress-level deprivation*, a silent ailment that is no different from *sleep deprivation*. And *walking-with-effort* is no substitute for it. Walking slowly, aimlessly, without trying to anything about anything… via If you feell the urge to pace when… […]

This is a bit technical but it shows the role of antifragility in nature…

This is a bit technical but it shows the role of antifragility in nature, and where thin tails come from. A central idea. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/50282823/dose-response.pdf via This is a bit technical but it shows the… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb | Facebook.

The superiority of skin-in-the-game over regulation…

The superiority of skin-in-the-game over regulation: it is a simple transactional agreement between individuals that doesn’t require government intervention, empty suits, and codes.The condition “I buy from you if you taste it” can be a natural part of the contract.Beyond that, it can be a moral heuristic: I only talk about things I do, and […]

Amazon.com: Nassim N Taleb’s review of Probability, Random Variables and Stochastic Processes

5.0 out of 5 stars Found no substitute for a difficult subject, July 21, 2013By N N Taleb “Nassim N Taleb”Amazon Verified PurchaseThis review is from: Probability, Random Variables and Stochastic Processes PaperbackWhen readers and students ask to me for a useable book for nonmathematicians to get into probability or a probabilistic approach to statistics, […]

Thank you, friends. I have personally…

Thank you, friends. I have personally gained much, much more “nonnoisy” information from the collective on this page in the form of comments posts “by others” and insights than from the rest of the web combined. via Thank you, friends. I have personally… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb | Facebook.