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Monthly Archives: October 2014

I wonder why nobody in the anti-ISIS coalition…

I wonder why nobody in the anti-ISIS coalition thought of helping destroy the Islamic State by sending them economics and Business School professors for financial and “strategic” advice. via I wonder why nobody in the anti-ISIS coalition… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

“Luck is when random events meet convexity (antifragility), bad luck when they meet concavity (fragility).”

Nassim Nichol ‏@nntaleb Luck is when random events meet convexity (antifragility), bad luck when they meet concavity (fragility). via Nassim NicholنTaleb on Twitter: “Luck is when random events meet convexity (antifragility), bad luck when they meet concavity (fragility).”.

“Those in the Mideast interested in peace not slogans should read this study… | Twitter

Nassim NicholنTaleb Verified account ‏@nntaleb Those in the Mideast interested in peace (not slogans) should read this study by Bar Yam on cantonization: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0095660   via Nassim NicholنTaleb on Twitter: “Those in the Mideast interested in peace not slogans should read this study by Bar Yam on cantonization: http://t.co/5e1h49o1tz”.

Payoff Of The Coffee Cup

The easiest and clearest proof of the statement that: *what is fragile is what doesn’t like volatility/uncertainty/variability*, illustrated. (Note that a change of timescale would explain material fatigue). via Timeline Photos – Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

Business School: where people pay tons of money to learn to run a business from people who…

Business School: where people pay tons of money to learn to run a business from people who are only there because they don’t know how to run a business. via Business School: where people pay tons of money… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb.