Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Nassim Nicholas Taleb explains how to thrive in an uncertain world. In his new book, Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder, Taleb stands uncertainty on its head, making it desirable, even necessary, and proposes that things be built in an antifragile manner. The book spans innovation by trial and error, life decisions, politics, urban planning, war, personal finance, economic systems, and medicine.

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Black Swan

Friday, May 21, 2010

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 of his book. Will the new financial reform bill help predict the next "Black Swan"?

Event: Nassim Nicholas Taleb appears at the Union Square Barnes and Noble Monday at 7 p.m. to discuss the new edition of his book. More information here.

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It's Hard to Predict

Monday, July 09, 2007

Predicting the future is a big business, but it's hard to do it well. Author Nassim Nicholas Taleb says that the most important and influential events are always rare and unpredictable. His new book about prediction is The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable.

The Black Swan is ...

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