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Tag Archives: fragility Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The “Fragility” Crisis is Just Begun

Christopher Lydon / Nassim Taleb telephone interview. Link to source and synopsis. 3. On bailouts: My analogy is to the gambler who is now gambling with the trust fund of his unborn great-great-granchildren… Prudence should be the first thing on the agenda of governments, not speculation. Stimulus packages are speculation… We are gambling on […]

Nassim Taleb Interview – The Brian Lehrer Show 052110

HatTip to Dave Lull Nassim Taleb Interview – The Brian Lehrer Show 052110 WNYC-Nassim Nicholas Taleb, former hedge fund advisor, professor, and author of the best-selling book The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (Random House Trade Paperbacks; 2 edition, 2010), continues his exploration of randomness and the unpredictability of markets with the new edition […]

May 2010 Nassim Taleb Interview with Russ Roberts

This is the third Russ Roberts interview which took place just before the April 2010 release of the second edition of The Black Swan. 2010 Taleb on Black Swans, Fragility, and Mistakes. Very interesting to listen to all three interviews in sequence. 2007 2009