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Monthly Archives: February 2015

How to Read Antifragile | Patrick Geoghegan

It is important to read anti-fragile twice. Mostly, because it is all about the same thing. It is not a sequence, development or progression. The author defines his idea in the first section, but it only emerges out of repeated oscillations between more theoretical and technical descriptions, and real-world examples. Here’s a model I’ve used […]

There is a very detectable “gossip face”…

There is a very detectable “gossip face” people involuntarily show, detectable at a distance, particularly in office environments. via There is a very detectable “gossip face”… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

Life is a tighrope between two errors…

Life is a tighrope between two errors: generalizing the wrong particular and particularizing the wrong general. via Life is a tighrope between two errors:… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

In other words you cannot benefit from a set of laws if you aim is to destroy the system built on these laws.

NNT very clearly defining his views on terrorism and how to handle it on Twitter this last week. In other words you cannot benefit from a set of laws if you aim is to destroy the system built on these laws. via Nassim NicholنTaleb on Twitter: “In other words you cannot benefit from a set […]

There is a huge difference between problem and inverse problem, education “on demand”…

There is a huge difference between problem and inverse problem, education “on demand” more robust to misspec @cdixonEmbedded via Nassim NicholنTaleb on Twitter: “There is a huge difference between problem and inverse problem, education “on demand” more robust to misspec @cdixon http://t.co/3PkwfkihDK”.