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Economists, Paris, Moscow, Deadlifting, Tetlock, Ghosn, Tesla, Dubai/UAE, Optionsellers, Regulators, Khashoggi | Twitter

Nassim Nicholas Taleb: “you should study risk taking, not risk management” @naniiyer @nntaleb Research is catching up to what you have always said   Permalink 3:20 AM – 6 Dec 2018 @nntaleb Rory lexktchring. Employees try to minimize blame. #skininthegame Note the socks. Permalink 1:59 AM – 6 Dec 2018 @nntaleb You can […]

Paris, Wahabis, Salafi, Homeopathy, Beirut

Since 2001 our policy for fighting Islamic terrorists has been, (Facebook) to put it politely, missing the elephant in the room, sort of like treating symptoms and completely missing the disease. Policymakers and slow-thinking bureaucrats stupidly let terrorism grow by ignoring the roots. We lost a generation: someone who went to grammar school in Saudi […]

NNT’s Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Conférence Inaugurale De Pygmalion à Frankenstein (modélisation des risques financiers : pertinence et résilience) La conférence-débat inaugurale réunira Nassim Nicholas Taleb, distinguished professor à la New York University (notamment auteur du Cygne noir), et Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, médaille d’argent du CNRS, président-fondateur et directeur de la recherche de Capital Fund Management. Elle se tiendra le 8 […]

BBC World Service – The Global Economy, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

This will be available to listen to (from the BBC) for a year. Do you underestimate the risk you are under? Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s ideas on probability and risk challenge assumptions made by markets and mathematicians all of over the world. His ideas on our blindness to the impact of improbable events have lead him […]