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Friends, I understand why book tours should be every 5 3/4 years.

Friends, I understand why book tours should be every 5 3/4 years. Next week:Monday Dec 3 Washington DC Politics and Prose, Wednesday Dec 5 London, LSE; Thursday Dec 6 London, RSA http://www.politics-prose.com/event http://www2.lse.ac.uk/publicEvents/events/2012/12/20121205t1830vSZT.aspxhttp://www.thersa.org/events/our-events/antifragile via Friends, I… | Facebook.  

Anti-Fragile Book: Why We Should Eat Like Cave Men, Embrace Religion, and Hate Bankers

At the Brooklyn launch of his book on Wednesday, Taleb declared that, “The only anti-fragile systems now are Silicon Valley and the New York Restaurant industry.” Both entities are extremely innovative, and prone to high levels of failure and reward. The ability for individual disasters to benefit the overall quality of the collective qualifies them […]

I’ve started my “book tour” misery until Dec 12…

Friends, once again, gratitude for the help I got on this site. I’ve started my “book tour” misery until Dec 12, with jet lag, interviews, etc.Here are simple tricks to prevent bureaucrats, academics, bonus earners and other frauds from scamming the general public. FROM FAT TAILS TO FAT TONYhttp://www.fooledbyrandomness.com/ECONOMIST2013.pdf via Nassim Nicholas Taleb.