Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Name: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Am I Learning from the Failure of Others?

By Professor Tony Bendell, MD and Lead Trainer, Anti-Fragility AcademyAll leaders know there’s a lot to be said for the old adage, “Good judgment comes from experience, but experience comes from bad judgment.” Conventional wisdom says it’s not strictly ... [Published Life Science Leader - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

EU chief scientist a dangerous imbecile, says risk expert

The EU chief scientist, Anne Glover, has been called a dangerous imbecile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering at New York University, over her belief that the Precautionary Principle should be abandoned with regard ... [Published GMWatch.org - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Why Najib must brief parliament on impact of failing oil prices – Liew Ching Tong

One of the “Black Swan events” that the current budget did not anticipate is the falling oil prices.The black swan theory, developed by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, is a metaphor that describes an event of major significance yet comes as a surprise, or an outliner. ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

In 2008 Goldman Sachs warned of oil at $200. Now it says below $80.

Nassim Taleb warned us to treat forecasts with a bag of salt. Even – or especially – from the likes of Wall Street investment house Goldman Sachs which in 2008 warned of the oil price at $200 a barrel. Now the same firm is projecting a price below $80. ... [Published BizNews.com - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Black Swan Author: Genetically Modified Organisms Risk Global Ruin

KentuckyFC writes It's 20 years since the FDA approved the Flavr Savr tomato for human consumption, the first genetically engineered food to gain this status. Today, roughly 85 per cent of corn and 90 per cent of soybeans produced in the US are genetically ... [Published Slashdot - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Why The Risk Of A Bond Bubble Is Overstated

REUTERS/Mike BlakeA number of high profile people made that prediction, including Jeremy Seigel, Nassim Taleb and many others. Even Warren Buffett was hinting at a bubble.There were also many of us who said, quite loudly, that this was erroneous thinking. ... [Published Business Insider - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Gallery of Crowd Behavior: Goodbye Stock Market All Time Highs

"Complex Systems that have artificially suppressed volatility tend to become extremely fragile, while at the same time exhibiting no visible risks. In fact, they tend to be too calm and exhibit minimal variability as silent risks and accumulate beneath ... [Published Market Oracle - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Three Steps to Becoming a Genius Forecaster

Both Ben Bernanke and Edward John Smith got it wrong. They made terrible forecasts that either  wrecked the economy , or in the instance of John Edward Smith ( his ship ).  Forecasting is hard, and even those who sometimes get it right, often fail on ... [Published CRM Guru - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

Nassim Taleb: Here's What People Don't Understand About Ebola

Multiplication - that's what people don't understand about Ebola, according to Nassim Taleb, the author of "Fooled by Randomness" and "The Black Swan." More specifically, Taleb explained to Business Insider that many people talking about the disease don't ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Nassim Taleb: 2015 GIC Keynote

T he 2015 Global Investment Conference will mark the 20th anniversary of the this premier event for Canadian pension plan sponsors. Which is why we are thrilled to announce Nassim Taleb as the conference keynote, one of the most influential thinkers in ... [Published Canadian Investment Review - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 2 reports

The 25 Most Successful Wharton Business School Graduates

REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Author Nassim Taleb, Wharton MBA ’83. The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is one of the finest business schools in America, up there with the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School. ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was originally published at Inc.com . More 33 Ways to Fix Being Utterly Bored at Work 40 Inspiring ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Sep 30 2014]

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The Myth of the Unexpected Crisis and Security [Published Boston IMC - 1 hour ago]
Am I Learning from the Failure of Others? [Published Life Science Leader - 10 hours ago]
EU chief scientist a dangerous imbecile, says r... [Published GMWatch.org - 13 hours ago]
Why Najib must brief parliament on impact of fa... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Oct 29 2014]
In 2008 Goldman Sachs warned of oil at $200. No... [Published BizNews.com - Oct 28 2014]
Black Swan Author: Genetically Modified Organis... [Published Slashdot - Oct 27 2014]
Is Alibaba just a flash in the pan? [Published Money Week - Oct 27 2014]
Why The Risk Of A Bond Bubble Is Overstated [Published Business Insider - Oct 26 2014]
The Gallery of Crowd Behavior: Goodbye Stock Ma... [Published Market Oracle - Oct 25 2014]
Three Steps to Becoming a Genius Forecaster [Published CRM Guru - Oct 23 2014]
The Flat Debt Society [Published Market Oracle - Oct 22 2014]
Stay at MIT or start your company? Five reasons... [Published MIT News - Oct 22 2014]
Is China the Next Sub-Prime Event? [Published Zero Hedge - Oct 22 2014]
John Mauldin's Thoughts From The Frontline - Th... [Published Guru Focus - Oct 21 2014]
10 Podcasts That Could Help You Achieve Your Pr... [Published Business Insider - Oct 20 2014]
Get Ready for QE4 [Published Daily Reckoning Australia - Oct 20 2014]
Bill Tai wants to ‘empower the next generation’... [Published E27 - Oct 20 2014]
Ebola severity lies in speed of infections [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 20 2014]
DA: Helen Zille says Ebola requires thorough pr... [Published Polity.org.za - Oct 20 2014]
Ebola and the Fear of Flying [Published Redstate - Oct 20 2014]
When Confidence Crumbles [Published Zero Hedge - Oct 19 2014]
When Confidence Crumbles [Published Zero Hedge - Oct 19 2014]
Falling prey to the “Modi trade” [Published Livemint.com - Oct 19 2014]
Nassim Taleb: Here's What People Don't Understa... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 17 2014]
Nassim Taleb: Here's What People Don't Understa... [Published Business Insider - Oct 17 2014]
Facing Down The Narrative Fallacy [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 17 2014]
Think before you drink [Published Saipan Tribune - Oct 17 2014]
A Day With SFI Learning “Optimality vs Fragility” [Published Value Walk - Oct 16 2014]
Why These Nine Famous Thinkers Walked So Much [Published Mark's Daily Apple - Oct 15 2014]
Ebola epidemic is a 'Black Swan' event, say U o... [Published MinnPost - Oct 13 2014]
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Why Najib must brief parliament on impact of fa... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Oct 29 2014]
One of the “Black Swan events” that the current budget did not anticipate is the falling oil prices.The black swan theory, developed by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, is a metaphor that describes an event of major significance yet comes as a surprise, or an outliner. ...
Is China the Next Sub-Prime Event? [Published Zero Hedge - Oct 22 2014]
By: Brad Thomas at  http://capitalistexploits.at/ As mentioned in my writing on the Singapore dollar , the most dangerous thing in finance is the "thing" that never moves. This stability creates an illusion of control around which many positions ...
When Confidence Crumbles [Published Zero Hedge - Oct 19 2014]
Submitted by Mark St. Cyr , Once again we awake to an array of seemingly contradictory news and reports across the spectrum. Whether it be Ebola, the financial markets, or just plain ordinary life in general. It seems everything is once again in turmoil. ...
Why These Nine Famous Thinkers Walked So Much [Published Mark's Daily Apple - Oct 15 2014]
A couple weeks back, I wrote about how integral walking is to being human . And over the years I’ve written about the health benefits of walking , how and why you should walk barefoot , and even a definitive guide on the subject . In other words, ...
The 25 Most Successful Wharton Business School ... [Published Clusterstock - Oct 02 2014]
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is one of the finest business schools in America, up there with the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School . Since its founding in 1881 by industrialist Joseph Wharton, ...
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