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@Pascallisch Same is true for animals/evolved cognitive systems. Most false positives for predator detection in foliage are without consequence. A single false negative can be fatal. Raw accuracy is not the point. Permalink 9:11 AM – 7 Mar 2020 @nntaleb If the word “panic” means “exaggerated” reaction, could be so at the individual level but […]

Evolutionary Biologists, Ayn Rand, Dawkins, Quilettebeciles, Nate Silver, Mosquitos, Bolton, Pinker, Nudgeboy, Pencilwits, Brasil | Twitter

  Absence of Evidence Is Not Evidence of Absence (Hattip Dave Lull) @nntaleb We had DNA evidence that the ancient Egyptian ruling class came from the North. Socks-with-scandals places them somewhere around what is now Central Germany.   Permalink 2:55 PM – 23 Sep 2019 @nntaleb 3) People have no problem getting Nietzsche, Le […]

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@nntaleb Ms @Rania_Masri I wonder if they subjected you to some middle-school elementary reasoning test before you became “professor”? The Lebanese ministry is NOT preventing foreigners taking jobs that the Lebanese don’t wants to perform. @RaniaKhalek   Permalink 10:16 AM – 19 Jul 2019 @nntaleb Ms @RaniaKhalek, there are 7 severe logical fallacies in […]

TECHNICAL INCERTO, Dawkins, Haass, Friedman, Zakaria, Alexander Bogomolny, GMOs, Ron Paul, Soccer | Twitter

So the TECHNICAL INCERTO is online: VOL1- The Statistical Consequences of Fat Tails VOL2- Convexity, Risk, and Fragility (in progress) — Nassim Nicholas Taleb (@nntaleb) July 19, 2018 @nntaleb talks with the @TheLikevillePod about why scale matters, why localism is better than globalism, why journalists get on his nerves, how intellectual-yet-idiots get us into […]

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@LorenzoWVilla Very nice ‘probability’ problem from @CutTheKnotMath (  ): see below @nntaleb ” target=”_blank”>”> Permalink 9:50 AM – 12 Jun 2017 @nntaleb In other words, methods used to state that people & investors underestimate tail events by psychologists and economists are severely flawed.   Permalink 6:02 AM – 12 Jun 2017 @nntaleb The empirical […]