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Health benefits from fasting that was NOT associated with reduction of calories.

Good news, but people in Medicine are a bit slow in getting the very notion of 2nd order effect /Jensen’s inequality and disentangling mentally the first from the 2nd order effect. Which is why few are getting Antifragile or the more general sensitivity to scale of a distribution. In the paper, Longo and associates saw […]

Ties, Super-Rich, 2nd International Workshop on Computational Antifragility

https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/606555695639453696 https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/606092227102699521 Also @BrankoMilan and I wrote “Why the super-rich doesn’t care about GDP, only inequality” waiting for comments http://www.fooledbyrandomness.com/superwealth.pdf Speaking now at 2nd International Workshop on Computational Antifragility and Antifragile Engineering https://sites.google.com/site/antifragile15/ …

Friends, I wonder if this chapter is easy to read and get. Thanks.

Get it while it’s hot! (I don’t republish pdfs NNT has removed the links to). Friends, I wonder if this chapter is easy to read and get. Thanks. www.fooledbyrandomness.com/pebbles.pdf via Friends, I wonder… | Facebook.

Final cover and pub date. Antifragility

Final cover and pub date Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder via Final cover and pub… | Facebook.Canada too! Thanks Paul & Jon

ANTIFRAGILE – Fall 2012, Random House (US) & Penguin (UK)

Some things benefit from shocks; they thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness, uncertainty, opacity, adventure, disorder and stressors. Yet, in spite the ubiquity of the phenomenon, there is no word for the exact opposite of fragile. Let us call this hidden property antifragility. Antifragility is beyond resilience or robustness: the resilient resists shocks […]