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The anti-fragile nature of life › Opinion (ABC Science)

Nassim Taleb, famous for his prescient identification of rare ‘black swan’ events that are correlated with economic catastrophes, recently proposed the notion of ‘anti-fragility’ as a way to conceptualise the reproduction of markets and output in the face of such events. In fact, anti-fragile structures and processes are all around us — suffusing life itself. […]

Time’s 10 Questions for Nassim Taleb

The Black Swan author’s latest, The Bed of Procrustes, is a book of aphorisms. Nassim Taleb will now take your questions.
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