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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Most try to take a fixed time window say one day, one week, etc. and try to predict events…

Most try to take a fixed time window say one day, one week, etc. and try to predict events.To predict, find events that have certain occurrence but uncertain timing say, the fragile will break rather than certain timing but uncertain occurence. via Most try to take a fixed time window say one… – Nassim Nicholas […]

“We Christians of the Levant Egypt and Mesopotamia are being ethnically cleansed w funding from headgear states & they want me to be “polite””

@nntalebWe Christians of the Levant Egypt and Mesopotamia are being ethnically cleansed w funding from headgear states & they want me to be “polite” via Nassim N. Taleb ن on Twitter: “We Christians of the Levant Egypt and Mesopotamia are being ethnically cleansed w funding from headgear states & they want me to be “polite””.

Antifragility: Gaining From Volatility, Stress And Disorder | S.U.R.E.

Join us for a public talk by Prof Nassim Taleb as he shares his theories on two of his bestselling books; The Black Swan and Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder. Date: Wednesday, 24 September 2014 Time: 10.00am – 11.30am Venue: Level 16, The Pod 100 Victoria Street, National Library Building, Singapore 188064. For access to The Pod, […]

Friends, looking for data on deaths under nation-states compared to casualties under the “messy” city-state …

Friends, looking for data on deaths under nation-states compared to casualties under the “messy” city-state and statelings regime. Historians tell me that “there were a lot wars” but these wars weren’t cumulatively so murderous. Take Italy: 650,000 people died in the 1rst war; before that I can’t find anything worse than 16,000 in the 16th […]

LEARNING TO DO NOTHING Idleness as a BS detector/cleaner.

LEARNING TO DO NOTHING Idleness as a BS detector/cleaner – At the start of this year I resolved to do “nothing except if it felt like a hobby” i.e., “satisfy interests while providing entertainment value with zero pressure, no schedule and no feeling of duty”. The rule is to wake up with the aim to […]