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Maronites, Flynn, Applebaum, Shamri, Saudi Barbaria, Napoleon, the French, Nate Silver, Sarsour | Twitter

@nntaleb A Greek-Orthodox (me) will give a short lecture about reviving the language of the Maronites in …an Armenian place of worship in NY.https://twitter.com/rwnicholson_/status/862487002398195712   Permalink 7:28 PM – 10 May 2017 @nntaleb Squid ink pic.twitter.com/kOVTwQCQl5 Permalink 5:36 PM – 10 May 2017 @nntaleb It is easier to fool someone perceived as “intelligent” than a […]

Joseph Justus Scaliger, Nate Silver, Palestinian-Israeli, Macron, Algeria, Nikki Haley, Scientism, Monsanto, Neo-Cons, Patriots | Twitter

@nntaleb His translation https://books.google.com/books?id=I3UTAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA19&dq=scaliger+arabicorum&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjQs_26mM3TAhVDLyYKHf59CXUQ6AEIODAD#v=onepage&q&f=false   Permalink 3:08 PM – 30 Apr 2017 @nntaleb Joseph Justus Scaliger remains the most erudite man in history. He knew mathematics, Aramaic, Hebrew… He even translated Arabic proverbshttps://twitter.com/SanguineEmpiric/status/858802597783773184   Permalink 3:05 PM – 30 Apr 2017 @nntaleb One thing I can certify: Nate Silver doesn’t know “his” subject. Not probability […]

Boyd Tonkin: US election was a good night for the geeks – and a Tunbridge Wells cleric – The Independent

Which brings us to the celebrated bird whose shadow falls over his book, the “Black Swan”: those extreme, outlier events that defy augury, and which Nassim Nicholas Taleb hunted down in his book of that name. Silver’s Bayesian recipes work best in data-systems where Black Swans can never strike. Indeed, it was notable how, after […]