Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Name: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Ruin is forever: Why GMOs should be banned on the basis of the precautionary principle

GMOs pose systemic risks to ecologies and human health, writes the statistician, former derivatives trader, and risk expert Nassim Nicholas TalebThe precautionary principle should be used to prescribe severe limits on GMOs, writes Nassim Nicholas Taleb, ... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Nassim Taleb, The Precautionary Principle, and GMOs

Nassim Taleb is a serious scholar of risk assessment, especially in the world of economics. So when he and two co-authors published a paper on the precautionary principle as it applies to genetically modified organisms it is worth taking seriously. ... [Published NeuroLogica Blog - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Interest rates and hormones drive deals

"Opportunities for profit should not be based on optimism, but on arithmetic" - Ben Graham"Excitement and expenses are the investor's greatest enemies" - Warren BuffettIN January, I wrote about the distorting effect financial repression (specifically, ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Nassim Taleb and colleagues speculate about catastrophic ruin from GMOs but fail to examine their own assumptions against evidence

CLAIM: In nature no individual variation represents a large share of the sum of the variations. Natural boundaries prevent cascading effects from propagating globally. Cited evidence: Nil. Un-cited Counter-evidence: Influenza outbreaks and viruses ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Real Impact Of Global Crises

By Elite Wealth Management[Originally published on 6/27/2014]Experienced investors understand how to allocate their money in a way that elicits the best opportunity for appreciation without taking on too much risk. Careful considerations regarding asset ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Risk, Black Swan, Crisis
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

The funny thing about risk

by. Anthony DemangoneRisk is a funny fellow. He’s hard to nail down. And just when you think you’ve spotted him, he ducks down and reappears elsewhere.I’m sure many of you have seen the following “meme.”I doubt there will ever be a horror flick based ... [Published Credit Union Insight - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Peculiar Habits of Incredibly Successful People

Extraordinary people have extraordinary habits. Here are few I've noticed.Dilbert creator Scott Adams doesn't use goals. He uses systems insteadAdams writes in his book How to Fail at Almost Everything:A system is something you do on a regular basis that ... [Published Motley Fool - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Watch Nassim Taleb Debate Twitter's Greatest Tech Jargon Parody Account

Sign In Sign UpReporting on Politics and Policy. Everything is terrible at present, and the brief Internet breaks I've gotten during the Brett Kimberlin/blogger trial have largely been spent watching reactions to and covering of the crisis in Ferguson, ... [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 3 reports

Nassim Taleb debates a parody account

Closer inspection surely would have tipped Taleb off that he was being goaded by a parody account. ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

GE May Put Planet at Risk

Last year, a New York University professor wrote a report on risk assessment of different global threats, specifically, the probability of various global threats. According to the report, genetic engineering (GE) actually is a more probable threat than ... [Published Maui Weekly - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

Nassim Taleb Outlines Every Sin To Remember On One Card

Nassim Taleb, the noted author who has written best-selling titles including "The Black Swan" and "Antifragile," just tweeted a photo of an index card outlining his "sins to remember."The card, which appears to be a quote from Taleb himself, reads:"Muscles ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

The Connection Between Inequality and Poverty Alleviation

It would seem the consensus is that economic inequalities have increased worldwide, and this is a clear moral evil. But when we examine the numbers, a somewhat different picture emerges. Even as inequality has increased, extreme poverty has simultaneously ... [Published Acton Commentary - Aug 07 2014]

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Ruin is forever: Why GMOs should be banned on t... [Published GMWatch.org - Sep 01 2014]
Estimating Risks and Resolving Paradoxes [Published Asian Scientist - Sep 01 2014]
Ruin is forever: When the precautionary princip... [Published Resilience - Aug 31 2014]
The 3 Types of Overconfidence-And Which One Wil... [Published Value Walk - Aug 31 2014]
If Scotland is Sir Martin Sorrell’s Grey Swan, ... [Published Little Black Book - Aug 27 2014]
Levine on Wall Street: Ephemeral Valuations [Published Bloomberg View - Aug 27 2014]
RUTH SUNDERLAND: More grey swans fly overhead..... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 27 2014]
Nassim Taleb, The Precautionary Principle, and ... [Published NeuroLogica Blog - Aug 25 2014]
Interest rates and hormones drive deals [Published Times Live South Africa - Aug 24 2014]
Nassim Taleb and colleagues speculate about cat... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 23 2014]
The Real Impact Of Global Crises [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 22 2014]
The funny thing about risk [Published Credit Union Insight - Aug 22 2014]
Peculiar Habits of Incredibly Successful People [Published Motley Fool - Aug 22 2014]
How to Bulletproof Your Reputation in the Digit... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 20 2014]
Transformation and leadership in the age of cre... [Published Business Intelligence Middle East - Aug 20 2014]
How to prevent the next financial crisis [Published Prospect - Aug 20 2014]
New doctrine needed: How should Israel fight in... [Published The Times Of Israel - Aug 18 2014]
Dragon-King or Black Swan: Can We Predict the N... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 18 2014]
Dragon-King or Black Swan: Can We Predict the N... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 18 2014]
The Looming Black Swan [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 15 2014]
Peter Kalis Of K&L Gates, On Mergers, Managemen... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 13 2014]
More Books for the Antilibrary [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 13 2014]
The Punt: Apple and its health benefits [Published Irish Independent - Aug 13 2014]
Watch Nassim Taleb Debate Twitter's Greatest Te... [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
All Eyes Should Be on Volatility [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 12 2014]
Nassim Taleb debates a parody account [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 12 2014]
That time Nassim Taleb debated a parody account [Published CNBC - Aug 12 2014]
Parody twitter account makes fool of public int... [Published Boing Boing - Aug 12 2014]
Bob Rubin Has a Fuzzy Critique of Janet Yellen'... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 12 2014]
GE May Put Planet at Risk [Published Maui Weekly - Aug 12 2014]
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Nassim Taleb, The Precautionary Principle, and ... [Published NeuroLogica Blog - Aug 25 2014]
Nassim Taleb is a serious scholar of risk assessment, especially in the world of economics. So when he and two co-authors published a paper on the precautionary principle as it applies to genetically modified organisms it is worth taking seriously. ...
Nassim Taleb and colleagues speculate about cat... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Aug 23 2014]
CLAIM: In nature no individual variation represents a large share of the sum of the variations. Natural boundaries prevent cascading effects from propagating globally. Cited evidence: Nil. Un-cited Counter-evidence: Influenza outbreaks and viruses ...
Dragon-King or Black Swan: Can We Predict the N... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 18 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Financial crises always seem to come out of nowhere. Despite the best guesses of economists, it seems that every few decades another one turns every prediction on its head. How could there possibly be a way of predicting the unpredictable? ...
More Books for the Antilibrary [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 13 2014]
[by Mark Safranski , a.k.a. " zen "]               Hitler and the Power of Aesthetics by Frederic Spotts   Wired for Culture: Origins of the Human Social Mind by Mark Pagel   How Hitler Could have Won WWII by Bevin Alexander ...
All Eyes Should Be on Volatility [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 12 2014]
By: Miha Zupan at:  http://capitalistexploits.at/ Mark, Chris and I are travelling to Aspen for our Seraph Meet Up this week. In the meantime, below is a thought provoking comment on market volatility from our friend Mark Schumacher from ThinkGrowth ...
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