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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: The Masks Masquerade […]

Catching Up | Twitter

Apologies, just going to put this here. Catching up a month and a half of NNT’s tweets.  I’ve heard from a few people who are locked out of Twitter at work that this has been useful. Back in the day when I started saving NNT’s tweets he was known to delete them at random and […]

Peer-Review, Revenge, Tetlock , Mandelbrot, Asness, BS Vendors, Science | Twitter

On 6/1/20 Twitter retired ‘old twitter’ and broke my amateurish code that scraped NNT’s tweets. Working on a new version. Tail risk of contagious diseases @nntaleb (A boring dispute w/academics; ignore) Thanks @HietanenPaavo for sending this. Turns out @PTetlock is lying, claiming I made a private dispute public. There was NO private dispute; he just […]

Taleb the Philosopher |

By this point, Taleb has come to view all three works as composing a unified project, which he calls Incerto, about “decision making under uncertainty.” The central idea of Antifragile is that risk, volatility, or turbulence is in many cases not to be feared and avoided, but desired and sought. Taleb claims to have identified […]

Wolfram, Thaler, Monsanto, Gabbard, Localism, SALARYPEOPLE, Acroparasite, RENT SEEKERS | Twitter

1) Never insult fallen entrepreneurs2) Governement debt is worse than private debt because absence of skin in the game @nntaleb Typos and explained the inequality Permalink 11:20 AM – 15 May 2019 @nntaleb A familiar argument   Permalink 10:10 AM – 15 May 2019 @nntaleb QUESTION This friend of mine is writing a […]