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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Kilkenomics, Ali Mohammed Al-Nimr, Statistics with Fat Tails, #FreeNimr | Twitter Please do not remain silent. #AliMohammedAlNimr is to be executed within 24 hours #FreeNimr . Ask your gov to punish Saudi Arabia. — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) September 25, 2015 Started a short book with @dottorpax on Doing Statistics with Fat Tails. — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) September 25, 2015 King Abdullah Bin Abdul […]

Kilkenomics Festival – Ireland Saturday Nov 7 2015 Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015 Time: 19:45 – 21:00 pm Venue: St. Canice’s Cathedral Cost: €20 / Concessions €17 A massive coup for Kilkenomics, we’re delighted to present the very brilliant Nassim Taleb in the unique setting of Kilkenny’s 13th Century cathedral. If you have read Nassim’s work, you’ll know what we are talking […]

Boycott Saudi Arabia, Yogi Berra, VW, GMOs | Twitter Anyone, I mean ANYONE who doesn’t boycott Saudi Arabia over beheading AND crucifixion of a 21 year old dissenter is a prostitute. — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) September 23, 2015 Yogi Berra, rest in peace. — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) September 23, 2015 The good news with VW is that those suckers who still […]

Moscow, Skolkovo, GMOs, Fletcher School, Math | Twitter I am screaming for help with this straaaaaaaaange puzzle with integration using special functions. — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) September 18, 2015 Monday night, Fletcher Shool: A complex systems approach to the Syrian problem, w @yaneerbaryam Maybe even a party. — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) September 18, 2015 Satisfied new year […]

Nassim Taleb: Keynote Address, 2015 Fletcher Conference on Managing Political Risk

Published on Aug 28, 2015 Nassim Taleb is a fellow of The Fletcher School based at The Fares Center. This is the keynote address of The Fletcher Conference on Managing Political Risk (2015). The annual conference, hosted by The Fletcher Political Risk Group, brings together business professionals and academics to consider the risks and opportunities […]