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Taking A Break!

Frankly, it’s just not very much fun anymore. So much vitriol and angst. And while many of the battles do seem to me to be worth fighting, I personally don’t have the stomach to follow along. Also, the math is lost on me. Archives back to 2007! It’s been a good run. Best, John

Danish Mask Study, Thanksgiving, Cut The Knot

Difference between two binomial random variables (the Danish Mask Study) Hypothesis Testing in the Presence of False Positives: the Flaws in the Danish Mask Study Maestro Bogomolny Foreword for Cut the Knot: Probability Riddles by Alexander B.   Nassim Taleb Interview with Massimo Sideri (2020) •Nov 15, 2020   Discussion with Yaneer Bar-Yam on the […]

Onassis, Localism, Testing, R0, Ioannidis, Walking, Dawkins, HERESIES, Borat = racist, Masks

Well, Twitter changed their code again and broke my scraper and it’s taking me a long time to find an alternative. Thing is, the reason I started collecting NNT’s tweets was because he initially was in the habit of deleting them every few months, which he has apparently stopped doing. Anyway, let’s have a look […]

Saudi Arabia, IQ, U.S. Academia, David Graeber, TRUE WEALTH, Harari, Nate Silver,@BallouxFrancois, #RWRI 14 | Twitter

Taleb, le penseur qui va changer votre vie (pdf)

Manhattan, Ioannidis, NUCLEAR, Sunstein, FRAUD!!!!!, Thaler, Omar Sharif, Tetlock, Pinker, IQ, Playboy, BOOK PUBLISHING, Hagia Sophia | Twitter

Published on Jul 27, 2020 Nassim Nicholas Taleb talks about the pandemic with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Topics discussed include how to handle the rest of this pandemic and the next one, the power of the mask, geronticide, and soul in the game. For transcript and links related to today’s episode: https://www.econtalk.org/nassim-nicholas-taleb-on-the-pandemic/ The Masks Masquerade […]