American essayist, scholar and former trader Nassim Nicholas Taleb, whose work focuses on problems of randomness, probability, and uncertainty, discusses his latest book “Skin in the Game”.

Nassim explores the notion that ‘skin in the game’ is necessary for fairness, commercial efficiency, and risk management, and key to making sense of the world at large.

Get the book here: https://amzn.to/2Tg0Fy1

[YouTube] Nassim Nicholas Taleb: “Skin in the Game” | Talks at Google

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November 15th, 2018

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Videos

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, scientific advisor at Universa Investments, discusses the factors causing global fragility, hidden liabilities in global markets, and what he sees as safe trades in the current market. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2018-10-31/taleb-says-world-is…

Bloomberg: Nassim Says World Is More Fragile Today Than in 2007

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November 3rd, 2018

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General, Twitter, Videos

Nassim cites Gabriel Mathy’s paper, Trade, Exchange Rate Regimes and Output Co-Movement: Evidence from the Great Depression to prove a point on why economists and academics don’t really understand Fat Tails.

Nassim on Economist Gabriel Mathy’s understanding of Fat Tails

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November 2nd, 2018

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Statements, Twitter

Essayist and former trader Nassim Taleb explores the notion that “Skin in the Game” is necessary for fairness, commercial efficiency, and risk management, and key to making sense of the world at large.

Tuesday, 16th of October 1pm-2pm
Goblin King (NYC-8510-3D)

Nassim talks Skin in the Game – Talks at Google NYC

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October 17th, 2018

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Conferences, Twitter

October 10 to 12
Museum of Flying, Santa Monica, California
…Link to more details including registration here.

Nassim Will Speak at BLOCKCON 2018: Los Angeles Blockchain Conference Oct 10-12

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September 27th, 2018

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Conferences, Twitter

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

Technical Incerto, Vol 2: Convexity, Risk, and Fragility

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September 23rd, 2018

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Academic, Writing

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 friendly remarks about each other’s research.

Link: http://www.human-current.com/episode-102-probability…

[Podcast] Episode 102 Probability & Adaptation – HumanCurrent

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August 31st, 2018

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Audio, Podcasts