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Tag Archives: Yaneer Bar-Yam

The UK’s Coronavirus Policy / Corporate Socialism

The UK’s coronavirus policy may sound scientific. It isn’t  (The Guardian) Nassim Nicholas Taleb and Yaneer Bar-Yam Wed 25 Mar 2020 Our research did not use any complicated model with a vast number of variables, no more than someone watching an avalanche heading in their direction calls for complicated statistical models to see if they […]

Antifragility | NECSI

The program will include lessons from Taleb’s current research and his New York Times bestseller Antifragile, including: How to spot fragility What antifragility is Why it is better to be antifragile than smart How not to mistake a cat for a washing machine Heuristics and rules to simplify life and decision making These will be […]

Highlights: Dr. Nassim Nicolas Taleb’s Introduction on Complexity Theory

Published on Oct 23, 2015 Watch highlights of the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies’ discussion on “Peace for Syria through a A Federal Governance Strategy” with Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam. Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam, founder and president of the New England Complex Systems Institute, will discuss complexity theory and violence, with a special focus on implications […]

Our statement on climate models…

Our statement on climate models (Joseph Norman, Rupert Read, Yaneer Bar-Yam). We have *only one* planet and need to learn to live with imperfection of models. Source: Timeline Photos – Nassim Nicholas Taleb