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@nntaleb
Observe statistical ignorance at work in interpretation. Cruz has 8 delegates out of 1237, @realDonaldTrump has 7.
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11:11 PM – 1 Feb 2016

@nntaleb
“All technologies should be “old” technologies”.
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5:05 PM – 1 Feb 2016

@nntaleb
Narendra Modi is an ascetic, he hasnt disappointed: Nassim Nicholas Taleb – The Economic Times http://ecoti.in/Bj_Kba
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5:02 PM – 1 Feb 2016

@nntaleb
Here is the tutorial of why benefits don’t lower risk, for a nongeneral dist.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoP32AesRzE
@normonics @AmirRAmini
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4:33 PM – 1 Feb 2016

@nntaleb
This is the most read article in (I was told) the most read English language newspaper in the world.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/India-is-too-democratic-but-Modi-is-forcing-things-to-be-done-Taleb/articleshow/50800166.cms
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4:08 PM – 1 Feb 2016

@nntaleb
Literary and Math versions. Proved that benefits NEVER offset tail-ruin probability. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/50282823/rationality.pdf pic.twitter.com/Zo7TalFq6a
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3:52 PM – 1 Feb 2016

@nntaleb
Please please please help defeat Hillary Monsanto-Malmaison. Just to prove that voters aren’t suckers. https://twitter.com/food_democracy/status/694057212965031936
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11:04 AM – 1 Feb 2016

@nntaleb
2./2 Just as a Stoic is a Buddist w/an attitude problem, an Indian is an Eastern Mediterranean without our attitude problem.
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8:58 AM – 1 Feb 2016

@nntaleb
Coming from India to Levant, feel the diff betw Buddism and Stoicism (a Levantine product): “A stoic is someone who says “f*** you” to fate”
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8:55 AM – 1 Feb 2016

@nntaleb
This is explained at length in the general public book.
http://fooledbyrandomness.com/SITG.html
@zeroroguer
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7:14 AM – 1 Feb 2016

@nntaleb
Actually a bit more refinement in definition of \lambda slowly moving replacing x with |x|
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6:15 AM – 1 Feb 2016

@nntaleb
Cleaner pic.twitter.com/3KAfN53h1n
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6:01 AM – 1 Feb 2016

@nntaleb
Why uncertainty matters more than benefits: what looks like a proof FOR ALL probability distributions pic.twitter.com/6hE3pPxBnF
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5:55 AM – 1 Feb 2016

@nntaleb
8) Learning from Penrose. Thought Riemann surface was painintheneck for num integration. Central object for physics pic.twitter.com/k7soaneXO4
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6:11 PM – 31 Jan 2016

@nntaleb
Silent evidence: we think the earliest record of a discovery is the earliest actual discovery. #fooledbydata
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-science-space/clay-tablet-reveals-ancient-babylonians-used-calculus-track-jupiter-1500-years-020720
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5:45 PM – 31 Jan 2016

@nntaleb
Or more like: 2100, 100 mill https://twitter.com/ianbremmer/status/693879496232009729
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11:33 AM – 31 Jan 2016

@nntaleb
Just as reaching 0 ↓ or ↑ produces ≠ results , getting to Lebanon from the East rather than usual West shows diff country. #framing
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11:32 AM – 31 Jan 2016

@freakonometrics
“Genetically modified mosquitoes released in Brazil in 2015 linked to the current Zika epidemic?” https://www.reddit.com/r/conspiracy/comments/42mhii/genetically_modified_mosquitoes_released_in/
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12:25 PM – 30 Jan 2016

@nntaleb
So journo @RichardDawkins “skeptical” abt religious practices, not skeptical abt the selfish gene, in spite of math. https://twitter.com/yaneerbaryam/status/692875333435981824
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10:03 AM – 30 Jan 2016

@nntaleb
Gigantic naan bread #onlyinbukhara pic.twitter.com/7pA4Xz5Syx
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9:33 AM – 30 Jan 2016

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