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Monthly Archives: May 2014

A comment on comments here.

A comment on comments here. Unlike most websites, we don’t get too many “trolls” on this page because, simply, it is a v. small minority of people who post disruptive (or irrelevant) comments and these people get identified very early on and zapped before they degrade the page. I estimate less than 1% of people […]

A lot of what we call work is noise.

A lot of what we call work is noise. via A lot of what we call work is noise. – Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

The “diplomatic” debate with Didier Sornette.

Edited video of Sornette debate via NNT’s Facebook. The “diplomatic” debate with Didier Sornette. I extracted 100% of our conversation and deleted the bland corporate talk of others.A “diplomatic debate” is defined as a conversation in which one looks for synthesis as opposed to one in which one is trying, as in war, to win […]

Gray Swans & Dragon Kings, Nassim Taleb & Didier Sornette at ETH Risk & Risilience 2014

I was fortunate to see a FB post from NNT in time to catch his discussion with Didier Sornette at ETH Risk & Risilience 2014 conference. Which means, dear reader, that I was able to capture the audio which I make available in two versions. The Nassim Taleb version (mostly NNT) and the entire discussion. […]

The moderated session with D. Sornette today will be livestreamed.

Sorry for the short notice. Looks like a last minute decision. The moderated session with D. Sornette today will be livestreamed. It starts at 2 PM until 6, my session is ~ 4:45. “You will be pleased to hear that due to the popular request on your Facebook page for a live webcast of your […]