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The only noteworthy correction I made in the 1900 pages of the INCERTO

The only noteworthy correction I made in the 1900 pages of the INCERTO, written over 18 years, which should come out as single unit: “To Benoit Mandelbrot, a Greek among Romans” [The Black Swan, 2007] to “To Benoit Mandelbrot, a Roman among Greeks” As I came to realize that the Romans were noBS FatTonies; they […]

The Lebanese Method | The Majalla Magazine

Taleb argues that we are built to be fooled by theories. He says, “Theories come and go, experience stays.” Fat Tony trusts experience and, in one anecdote, becomes rich in 1991 when he bets against the experts who believe the price of oil will rise with the first Gulf War. The theory is that a […]

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.

How Fat Tony became… | Facebook

Get it while it’s hot folks! You know how this goes, and I don’t make availableanything from my site that NNT doesn’t also have currently available. How Fat Tony became prosperoushttp://www.fooledbyrandomness.com/FatTony-oil.pdf via How Fat Tony became… | Facebook.

Alas, Fat Tony…

Alas, Fat Tony… it was unavoidable http://www.fooledbyrandomness.com/epilogue.pdf www.fooledbyrandomness.com via Alas, Fat Tony…… | Facebook.