This debate with Niall Ferguson, CEO of Pepsico Indra Nooyi was detailed in the chapter “The Antifragility and Ethics of (Large) Corporations” in Antifragile. Google CEO Eric Schmidt joined the discussion towards the end. Walter Isaacson moderates.
The video is now out of the NYPL talk between Nassim and Daniel (audio version posted here).
Professor Nassim Nicholas Taleb talks about how systems, including evolution, can withstand shocks to them and are able to improve because of it and those systems that reject it, such as modern politics and banking.
Date: Wednesday 5th December 2012 at 6:30pm–8pm
Location: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building at London School Of Economics, London WC2A
London School Of Economics
London, WC2A 2AE
Phone: 020 7405 7686
Tickets: 020 7405 7686 (Free, ticketed)
Nassim Taleb will be speaking at the University of East Anglia as part of their 2012 Philosophy Public Lecture Series on Philosophy and the Economic Crisis.
The talk is scheduled for Thursday 27th of September 2012 and is titled “Opacity, Asymmetries and Ethics”. It will be held in LT2 and begin at 6.30pm, and is free to attend for all.
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May 5, 2009: The next 100 days. Nick Paumgarten hosts a panel on the financial collapse with Nassim Taleb and Robert Shiller.