In this seminar, entrepreneurial leaders share lessons from real-world experiences across entrepreneurial settings. Speakers include entrepreneurs, leaders from global technology companies, venture capitalists, and best-selling authors. Half-hour talks are followed by a half hour of class interaction.
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The Department of Political Science and Loyola College for Diversity and Sustainability present Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a world renowned author and scholar who will discuss his work on uncertainty, randomness, and disorder outlined in his new book: Antifragile. Taleb’s works focuses on decision making under uncertainty, as well as technical and philosophical problems with probability and metaprobability, in other words “what to do in a world we don’t understand” http://concordia.ca/now
Friends, presenting Book IV of Antifragile at Stanford, 4:30, Open to the Public. Focus on Optionality/Convexity, or why you’d rather be antifragile and dumb than robust and educated & why they built cathedrals without knowledge of Euclidian geometry….
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.