[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 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.

[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.

YouTube video of the interview

You can get the book (Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life) here: Paperback or Hardcover

[Twitter] A mini tutorial explaining the #FooledbyRandomness point

Mistakes often made in the interpretation of R^2 beyond the standard textbook by people who haven’t studied the ‘Fooled by Randomness’ effect on parameters of distribution, particularly when samples are small.