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Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Flaneur: focus on probability (philosophy), probability (mathematics), probability (logic),probability (reallife), deadlifts, Phoenician wine, dead languages.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb 4h
Replying to @vtchakarova
We make it fuzzy. But you should certainly try.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb 4h
Watching...
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb 6h
We are opening scholarships for RWRI (Real World Risk Institute) Feb 10-14 2019 in NYC
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb 7h
Replying to @Extrachelle @PhDniX
BTW R, In Lebanon the long a is pronounced a long é (Lbnén) except when it is at the end where it becomes a long "a" (or "o" in Amioun), with the only exception I found is in Zgharta where it is "Zgharté, Sé3é (se3o in Amioun).
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The Black Swan Man 10h
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb 7h
The saying that it takes much more energy to displace than install falsehood is itself a falsehood 1) Sticky "falsehoods" are beneficial or useful for survival (placebo, superstition) 2) Falsehood can only persist if 3) Nonhelpful falsehoods tend to collapse very quicky
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb 8h
Replying to @PhDniX
It is é in Lebanese (with a rbosso, a vowel present in Syriac, but not in Arabic) --there are 5 vowels and > vowel qualities in Lebanese.
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John Faithful Hamer Nov 27
“Saying ‘I love literature’ in place of ‘I love Dostoyevsky’ or some specific author or book is equivalent to telling one’s partner ‘I love women’ instead of ‘I love you’.”—Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Moshe Joshua 14h
For anyone who has read already knows, this statement to be the harbinger and start of the end.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Dec 8
Replying to @nntaleb
Political Clarity under Complexity, & fractal localism.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Dec 11
Replying to @davidgraeber
You know I would defend you if someone try to deny your freedom of expression, even if I disagreed with your message.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Dec 11
Replying to @nntaleb
Let me be clear about intolerance against intolerance. The rule is that People (say Salafis) whose platform is EXPLICITLY denying democracy (or free speech) should not use democracy (or free speech) to reach political power.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Dec 11
Nightmare! Someone citing me in EXACTLY opposite of the meaning: Being "intolerant against intolerance" does NOT mean tagging people as fascist or somethinist SO you can muzzle them. 's tactic is tagging people w/o due process, witches to be hunted.
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stefano peron Dec 11
And conclusion: when u have heavy tails and low signal noise ratio, convexity and layering exposition is better then forecast!😜
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Dec 11
With ⁦Isabella and ⁩, RWRI alumni who came from Italy (Treviso) to attend the ⁦⁩ M4 Conference.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Dec 11
Replying to @miramparks
> Half of Syrians are White
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Dec 11
The NKS by is Thoughts by "scientists" like Dyson who dismissed it (without reading it) aren't Lindy.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Dec 11
Replying to @nntaleb
Econometrics has been a total disaster.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Dec 11
Spyros ⁦⁩ : the most accurate machine learning method is worse than the worst standard “statistical” one.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Dec 9
President Micron, You don’t want other countries to interfere in the affairs of France And/or sypport the rebels. Why did France support the jihadi headcutters in Syria? Please explain, President Micron.
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