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Monthly Archives: March 2020

The UK’s Coronavirus Policy / Corporate Socialism

The UK’s coronavirus policy may sound scientific. It isn’t  (The Guardian) Nassim Nicholas Taleb and Yaneer Bar-Yam Wed 25 Mar 2020 Our research did not use any complicated model with a vast number of variables, no more than someone watching an avalanche heading in their direction calls for complicated statistical models to see if they […]

#Moralhazard, @SamHarrisOrg, @PTetlock, Ioannidis, India, UBI, @R_Thaler & @CassSunstein, LUNACY IN THE UK,

Systemic Risk of Pandemic via Novel Pathogens–Coronavirus: A Note (pdf) T H E  T E C H N I C A L  I N C E R T O  C O L L E C T I O N (460 pg pdf) Ethics of Precaution: Individual and Systemic Risk (Sign up to download pdf) Review […]

#RWRI13, Connectivity,, Contact Between People, virucide, Quillettists, #RiadPonzi, John Gray, Conferences, Sunstein, Superspreader, TRUE JUSTICE, Harari, Dawkins, Hanson, Thaler, George Steiner, Bureaucracy, Localism

@Pascallisch Same is true for animals/evolved cognitive systems. Most false positives for predator detection in foliage are without consequence. A single false negative can be fatal. Raw accuracy is not the point. Permalink 9:11 AM – 7 Mar 2020 @nntaleb If the word “panic” means “exaggerated” reaction, could be so at the individual level but […]