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@nntaleb Fat Tony, how can I be less unsuccesful?
-have no prsonl assstnt/sectry
-But then I can’t schedule meetings, answer mail
-That’s the point. Permalink 6:51 PM – 14 Feb 2016

@nntaleb No worries: the courage & military prowess of the prediabetic pple of SaudiBarbaria limits to terrorism: just unarmed civilians as in Sept11 Permalink 5:49 PM – 14 Feb 2016

@nntaleb My London talk discussing the social science statistical “toolkit” Permalink 5:44 PM – 14 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Is this a death threat? @time24art Permalink 5:24 PM – 14 Feb 2016

@nntaleb The “best brains” among BSVendors are still BSVendors.   Permalink 4:54 PM – 14 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Changed the title once again:
Skin In the Game: The Thrills and Logic of Risk Taking   Permalink 4:51 PM – 14 Feb 2016

@GreekAnalyst Next time you hear someone talk about “class warfare”, show them this. Permalink 12:04 PM – 14 Feb 2016

@edsanin “An economist is a mixture of 1) a businessman w/o common sense, 2) a physicist w/o brain & 3) a speculator without balls”- @nntaleb Genius Permalink 8:23 AM – 14 Feb 2016

@nntaleb I love statistical rigor more than I hate Monsanto.

Investigate before spreading conspiracies. @AdrienClavel Permalink 7:56 AM – 14 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Central delusion: classic liberals who tolerate large corporations but not big government; nonclassicliberals who make the opposite mistake. Permalink 7:53 AM – 14 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Reminds me of an argument by the imbecile Pat Buchanan that “smoking bans are costing jobs” @DavidBCollum Permalink 7:47 AM – 14 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Hillary Clinton Monsanto-Malmaison represents shoddy cronyism: How to game the political system to get rich.   Permalink 6:14 AM – 14 Feb 2016

@nntaleb I did it vertically for space. @CutTheKnotMath Permalink 12:38 PM – 13 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Speculative Aramaic Philology: Root of Lev. & Ar. 3olm علم (knowledge) is Aramaic “strength”, => 3alma young woman. Permalink 11:52 AM – 13 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Speculative philology of the day: Dakhilak (“I implore you”) in Levantine comes from Western Aramaic (Takhl, takhlak) Permalink 10:12 AM – 13 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Michael Spagat makes egregious errors of significance in a journal called “Significance”, (in comments on Pinker) Permalink 9:50 AM – 13 Feb 2016

@nntaleb This is the kind of BS charlatans use to sell their products, with “appeal” to “harming the poor”. Charlatan!   Permalink 9:27 AM – 13 Feb 2016

@nntaleb U.S. readers, have you pre-ordered 2 copies of @peterfrankopan’s book, out Tuesday? You need 2 in case you lose one.   Permalink 8:34 AM – 13 Feb 2016

@nntaleb A reminder that the last main external battle won by people from what is now Saudi Arabia is Yarmuk in 636 AD.   Permalink 6:30 AM – 13 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Speculative philology du jour:”sahra” in Levantine (night conv)<=Aramaic “sahr” from “moon”:Cannanite סַ֫הַר=”round” Permalink 5:47 AM – 13 Feb 2016

@nntaleb As much as I despise Monsanto, it is not a good idea to start accusing immediately w/o deeper statistical scrutiny.   Permalink 12:06 PM – 12 Feb 2016

@nntaleb I mean “deemed” rather than “defined”. Permalink 9:10 AM – 12 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Slides for lecture on Logic of Risk Taking
Best definition of rationality: what Cass Sunstein defines as irrational Permalink 9:08 AM – 12 Feb 2016

@nntaleb You can soon expect some message that it is “unscientific” to worry about the link involving a Monsanto product.   Permalink 7:14 AM – 12 Feb 2016

@nntaleb All theories are to be deemed conspiracy theories … until Monsanto fights it with shills on social media.   Permalink 7:03 AM – 12 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Something to investigate   Permalink 6:46 AM – 12 Feb 2016

@nntaleb The imbecile should FIRST provide or conduct a proper risk analysis, THEN complain. #BSVending   Permalink 5:37 AM – 12 Feb 2016

@nntaleb The Precautionary Principle page has more details   Permalink 4:51 AM – 12 Feb 2016

@nntaleb A reminder that the “science” behind GMOs is largely P.R., no proper risk studies ever done. Permalink 4:25 AM – 12 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Precisely the problem that debt is building and at low rates. If govts need to refinance…. Fragile! @jweinryt @econbuttonwood Permalink 4:22 AM – 12 Feb 2016

@econbuttonwood Deleveraging? What deleveraging? Chart from Manoj Pradhan at Morgan Stanley Permalink 1:46 AM – 12 Feb 2016

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