## [Twitter] Benefits and Risks of Exercise Intensity: Insights from Nassim Taleb

Nassim Taleb discusses how varying amounts and intensities of exercise impact health.

## [Twitter] Nassim Nicholas Taleb Announces New Book: ‘The Lydian Stone’ for 2025

Nassim Nicholas Taleb teases his upcoming book ‘The Lydian Stone,’ set for a 2025 release.

## [Twitter] Nassim Taleb announces female scholarships open for virtual #RWRI 19 (Real World Risk Workshop) 2024

“Friends, we have female scholarships (up to 99.999999999%) open for this summer’s virtual #RWRI 19…” Taleb tweeted.

## [YouTube] MINI LECTURE 18 (MORE TECHNICAL): How to build a positive definite correlation matrix for Monte Carlo Simulations for a set dimensionality

How to build by tinkering with a positive definite correlation matrix for Monte Carlo simulations for a given dimensionality.

## [YouTube] MINI LECTURE 17: Maximum Ignorance Probability (a bit more technical)

What do you do when you must estimate a probability and there is ZERO information? A surgeon did 60 operations with 0 failure. What’s her or his failure rate? I didn’t realize that the trick wasn’t in the literature until John Hughes wrote a paper in Statistics and Probability Letters based on my blog post presenting the idea.

## [YouTube] MINI LECTURE 16: On the Absurdity of Standard Genetics Reports

Why reports from genetic firms saying you are 30% Greek, 15% Sicilian, and 5% Martian are complete misrepresentations?

## [New Version] Informational Rescaling of PCA Maps with Application to Genetic Distance

A new version of the paper using entropy-based Principal Components maps for genetic distance (vs Gaussin correlation-based methods). Applied to the PCA of the entire world population, relative distances are markedly different!

Link to the paper – https://arxiv.org/pdf/2303.12654.pdf

## [Twitter] Nassim Taleb’s interview with Tucker Carlson when Skin in the Game came out

with Tucker Carlson when Skin in the Game (SITG) came out: Imagine fewer bureaucrats with no SITG, no CIA, a noninterventionist State Dept… In SITG I said that sending State Dept employees to the beach would be better for America & much better for the world.