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Something Neither Antisemitic Nordic Supremacists Nor Arab Nationalists Will Like | Medium

Something Neither Antisemitic Nordic Supremacists Nor Arab Nationalists Will Like Something Hitler Would Not Have Liked Although White Supremacists like to be antisemitic, here is something Hitler would have hated: Ancient Greeks were genetically as close to Ancient Levantines as they were to the so called “Aryans”. It just happened that Ancient Greeks spoke an Indo-European language […]

Nassim Nicholas Taleb on Work, Slavery, the Minority Rule, and Skin in the Game | EconTalk | https://t.co/ZU3MBsi91M — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) August 14, 2017 Nassim Nicholas Taleb talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the manuscript version of his forthcoming book, Skin in the Game. Topics discussed include the role of skin in the game […]

The insidious racism of Mary Beard and the “diversity” operators | Medium

The insidious racism of Mary Beard and the “diversity” operators The diversity discourse appears to serve an insidious form of racism and Northern Euro supremacist agenda (with a redefinition of the Western world and a reframing of the classics). Please stop classifying people according to race, and stop creating racial stereotypes and divisions in the […]

The empirical distribution is … not empirical

Published on Jun 12, 2017 For fat tailed distributions, the empirical distributions does not reflect the true statistical properties, particularly for extremes. This is a simplified side note to a paper with Mark Spitznagel on why people make a mistake by looking at raw historical data as “empiricism”.

What Nassim Taleb Can Teach Us | Mises Institute

Article: What Nassim Taleb Can Teach Us 05/02/2017 Jeff Deist Nassim Nicholas Taleb does not suffer fools gladly. Author of several books including The Black Swan and Antifragile, Taleb is known for his incendiary personality almost as much as his brilliant work in probability theory. Readers of his very active Medium page will experience a […]