From Nassim’s Twitter:
So the TECHNICAL INCERTO is online:
VOL1- The Statistical Consequences of Fat Tails http://nassimtaleb.org/2018/08/technical-incerto-vol-1…
VOL2- Convexity, Risk, and Fragility (in progress) https://www.dropbox.com/s/hslpj8xcqtszmvv/Technical…
Link to Tweet: https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/1019945258732412928
Those who sent people to war were those who fought with them in the front lines. No longer. Statistician, bestselling author, legendary investor Nassim Nicholas Taleb tells us how neocons (and many others) have no skin in the game.
HumanCurrent The Complexity Podcast Episode 102 Probability & Adaptation An Interview With Gad Saad & Nassim Nicholas Taleb
August 30, 2018
In this episode, Haley and Angie introduce a special conversation between Gad Saad and Nassim Nicholas Taleb at the Ninth International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS). Gad Saad is an evolutionary behavioral scientist and Marketing professor at Concordia University and Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a best-selling author, probability researcher and former trader. During their quick and informal conversation, Gad and Nassim share details from their joint presentation at ICCS and share some
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Why Read Literature?
To someone who tries to understand the world, reading literature might seem like wasted time. Why read something that is not true? Why read something that’s a product of someone’s imagination?
Being a social scientist myself, this question bothered me for a long time. However, once I started exploring some good authors, I quickly realized that reading literature might be more beneficial than reading social science books. That is if you aim to understand the social world and human behavior.
Original Link: https://www.nuggetsofthought.com/2018/08/22/taleb-literature-books Written by: Milovan of Nuggets of Thought
— Pasquale Cirillo (@DrCirillo) August 1, 2018
From Nassim Taleb’s Facebook Page:
My Technical Incerto Vol1: The Statistical Consequences of Fat Tails is almost done. This is the freely available draft for error correction.
Link to Paper: https://www.academia.edu/37221402/TECHNICAL… Link to Facebook Discussion: https://www.facebook.com/nntaleb/posts/10156061900203375
Come see Nassim Nicholas Taleb and many other GREAT speakers at my Institute for Peace and Prosperity’s “Media & War” conference on August 18th in Washington, DC! More info and tickets: https://t.co/XVwJVQfv5O pic.twitter.com/jUsbpm0pvo
— Ron Paul (@RonPaul) July 27, 2018
From the website:
The third annual Ron Paul Institute Washington, DC, Peace and Prosperity Conference includes a special focus on the symbiosis between the mainstream media and the warfare state. How does the mainstream media promote war and, conversely, how does the war machine promote the mainstream media? How do the
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb talks with us about why scale matters, why localism is better than globalism, why journalists get on his nerves, how intellectual-yet-idiots get us into trouble, why stated beliefs habitually fail to reveal underlying preferences, and much else.
For non-Apple users – https://overcast.fm/+MApFBBGos
From the website: The International Conference on Complex Systems is a unique interdisciplinary forum that unifies and bridges the traditional domains of science and a multitude of real world systems. Participants will contribute and be exposed to mind expanding concepts and methods from across the diverse field of complex systems science.
Conference: July 22-27, 2018 Cambridge, MA, USA