Nassim joins Episode 81 of The Beirut Banyan and they discuss the October 17 Revolution and Lebanon’s modern history within the context of complex systems and local structures.
In a pop-up seminar held at the Lebanese American University New York Academic Center and Headquarters on the 7th of November 2019, Nassim discusses the recent protests happening in Lebanon and the idea of localism being a viable solution for the country.
How the correlation of subsections will be lower than the total (in absolute value). With implications for “empirical” research.
Link to PDF – https://www.dropbox.com/s…
Free copy of the paper – https://arxiv.org/pdf/1802.05495.pdf
Nassim Nicholas Taleb talks with us about why scale matters, why localism is better than globalism, why journalists get on his nerves, how intellectual-yet-idiots get us into trouble, why stated beliefs habitually fail to reveal underlying preferences, and much else.
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