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The Facts are True, the News is Fake | Medium

The Facts are True, the News is Fake How to Disagree with Yourself The Ethics of Disagreement Now let us get deeper into the application of the Silver Rule in intellectual debates. You can criticize either what a person said or what the person meant. The former is more sensational, hence lends itself more readily […]

Nassim Taleb BBC 4 Analysis

Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Downing Street guru   Downing Street’s favourite intellectual is Nassim Nicolas Taleb, author of the best selling book The Black Swan. Janan Ganesh of The Economist investigates his appeal.Mon, 12 Mar 12Download: home:

Flight of the black swan | The Spectator

When Taleb held a public discussion with Cameron about debt two years ago, the admiration was mutual. Taleb described the then opposition leader as ‘the best thing we have left on this planet’. Even now he stands by that assessment. ‘I saw in him, then, someone who wants to rebuild society along the right model. […]

Charlie Rose – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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NNT on Charlie Rose, tomorrow, Feb. 22 2011. Will post links to interview as it becomes available.

Nassim Taleb


Nassim Nicholas Taleb

on Feb 22, 2011

Nassim Taleb Bloomberg 05/13/10

HatTip to EG! [youtube=] NNT was also on CNBC yesterday. The interviewers get in the way somewhat but it’s worth watching.