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Nassim Taleb & Russ Roberts Live at the PowerHouse — Wednesday, November 28, 7-9PM

Wednesday, November 28, 7–9 PM The powerHouse Arena · 37 Main Street (corner of Water & Main St.) · DUMBO, Brooklyn For more information, please call 718.666.3049 TICKETS $15 International bestseller Nassim Taleb (The Black Swan) drops by powerHouse Arena to celebrate the launch of Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder: a look at how […]

Taleb on Antifragility | EconTalk | Library of Economics and Liberty

I’ve been waiting for this! Nassim Taleb, author of Fooled By Randomness and The Black Swan, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about antifragility, the concept behind Taleb’s next book, a work in progress. Taleb talks about how we can cope with our ignorance and uncertainty in a complex world. Topics covered include health, finance, […]

EconTalk – Taleb on Black Swans (2007)

Don’t know how I missed having this in here. NNT lists this as one of his favorite interviews as well.From the highly addictive and always excellent (iTunes subsrciption link here. 2007 2008) Nassim Taleb talks about the challenges of coping with uncertainty, predicting events, and understanding history. This wide-ranging conversation looks at investment, health, […]

EconTalk – De Vany on Evolutionary Fitness

MARCH 29, 2010

De Vany on Steroids, Baseball, and Evolutionary Fitness

Arthur De Vany

Hosted by Russ Roberts

Arthur De Vany, of the University of Ca…

EconTalk -Taleb on the Financial Crisis

Nassim Taleb talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the financial crisis, how we misunderstand rare events, the fragility of the banking system, the moral hazard of government bailouts, the unprecedented nature of really, really bad events, the contribution of human psychology to misinterpreting probability and the dangers of hubris. The conversation closes with a discussion of religion and probability.