Nassim Taleb at Google

Here’s the great Nassim Taleb speaking at Google:

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Nassim Taleb Discusses Anti-Fragility at Zurich Minds 2011

Last week I posted some videos of Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of Fooled by Randomness and The Black Swan. A reader emailed me this talk he gave at Zurich Minds 2011 on anti-fragility that I thought I’d share here:

 

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QOTD: Nassim Taleb on Experts

More from the great Nassim Taleb (The Black Swan):

You cannot ignore self-delusion. The problem with experts is that they do not know what they do not know. Lack of knowledge and delusion about the quality of your knowledge come together—the same process that makes you know less also makes you satisfied with your knowledge.

(h/t Joe Koster)

 

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Nassim Taleb and David Cameron: Building a “Black Swan-Robust” Society

Here’s Nassim Taleb, author of Fooled by Randomness and The Black Swan, and current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, discussing what measures governments should take in order to create a more “Black Swan-Robust” society. Overall, I was impressed with Cameron’s questions and walked away thinking he has a handle on this stuff better than most politicians.

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Nassim Taleb on JP Morgan’s “London Whale”

Here’s a new BBC interview with Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of Fooled by Randomness and The Black Swan, on the JP Morgan trading loss:

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