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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 […]

The Black Swan – Tyrone Power Maureen O’Hara

¬† Squint your eyes and the metaphor almost fits. HatTip to EG. Grand seafaring saga stars Tyrone Power as a 17th-century pirate who, along with his captain, Henry Morgan (Laird Cregar), reforms and moves to Jamaica in order to free the island from attacks by fellow freebooters George Sanders and Anthony Quinn. Maureen O’Hara is […]

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, […]