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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Halloween, Mini-Certificate, Beirut, Employees After all this (secret) unremitting work I finally completed my small personal time machine. Future vs present. — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) October 30, 2015 Finally, our Mini-Certificate in Real World Risk Management anti-BS anti-Nerd approach. — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) October 30, 2015 The Mini-Certificate MINI-CERTIFICATE IN REAL WORLD RISK MANAGEMENT* One-week intense workshop: Feb 22-26 […]

Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The danger of debt | The Sunday Times Post

But in this instance, the government came in indiscriminately to bail out everyone. So let’s zoom out seven years later – is it seven years already? – and look at what’s happened. Well, what has happened is nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing new. We did not learn. We have had some kind of pseudo-recovery, mostly fuelled […]

Halal, Eataly, Firms & Slaves, Coase, Strong Filtering, Flaneuring, Tails When I die I want to end up at Eataly in Milan: books, food, wine, & people. — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) October 25, 2015 Why do firms exist? Because of the need for slaves. — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) October 25, 2015 Here is Coase's seminal paper on the theory of the firm. He missed the […]

Gini Coefficients, Powerlaws, Violence Another paper @dottorpax on dealing with pseudo-powerlaws — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) October 15, 2015 Slides for my flash talk at the Bloomberg QuantSeminar this evening at 5:30 (open to public w/rgstrtn): — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) October 15, 2015 Paper on Violence with @dottorpax , new version. No, no, no basis to say violence from wars has […]


Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 2:00 PM – Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 5:30 PM (MYT) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia