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Nassim Taleb

The Black Swan – The Impact of the Highly Improbable

June 18, 2013

Nassim Nicholas Taleb is an expert on risk and randomness. In the lecture below, he discusses “The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable“. a book published in 2007 that focuses on the extreme impact of certain kinds of rare and unpredictable events and human tendency to find simplistic explanations for these events retrospectively. […]

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Debate on the future of capitalism

November 10, 2009

In this recent debate at the New York Public Library, moderated by the President of the Aspen Institute, Walter Isaacson, and his guests Nassim Taleb, scholar of randomness and risk, Harvard history Professor Niall Ferguson, Indra Nooyi, CEO of Pepsico and Google CEO Eric Schmidt, discuss the current state and the future of capitalism. Debate […]

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