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Pinker, Stewart Brand, Charlatans, Syria, Godel-Popper, Erdogan, Mathematica, Elections | Twitter

@nntaleb Pinker like charlatans talks to the press but no technical work.@sapinker is a BS artist. Permalink 12:56 PM – 16 Aug 2016 @nntaleb Pinker has about every attribute of the charlatan. Nothing short of a charlatan.   Permalink 12:51 PM – 16 Aug 2016 @nntaleb 2/ Steady “Arabization” of Syria, […]

Stewart Brand, Stony Brook, Arnold Kling, Zika, GMOs, Mean Deviation, Ahiqar, Fat Tony, The Next Subprime

@nntaleb GMO: @stewartbrand & @mark_lynas are sub-clueless about risk, science… Our latest @mosicr Permalink 6:19 PM – 14 Apr 2016 @nntaleb “With animals you make up quality w/quantity; a good human is superior to a thousand” @GhassanDahhan Permalink 6:11 PM – 14 Apr 2016 @nntaleb – “Mr T., can you read an […]

Finally my reply to Brian Eno’s letter…

Finally my reply to Brian Eno’s letter outlining the nonnaive precautionary principle (GMOs, nuclear,etc.): via Finally my reply to Brian Eno’s letter… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb | Facebook. 7/3/13

Stewart Brand GBN Book Club : Antifragile

The author of The Black Swan appears to have something equally powerful, and related, in his concept of “antifragility.” What is fragile, Taleb writes, succumbs to shocks. What is robust resists shocks. What is antifragile learns from shocks. Organizations, especially large ones, crave order and predictability and exert their considerable powers to ensure stability. But […]