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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Jan 26
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Jan 26
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Another ignorant journalist dealing with risk matters. Irresponsible.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Jan 26
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An explanation of why K_0 is biased big time; miscomputed via moment estimators.
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Leila El Sayed Jan 26
Is precautionary principle a fat minmax regret criterion?
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb Jan 26
No
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Homegrown Joan Jan 26
Nailed it! you need to read this. Have you gotten so far away from practicing prevention (beyond a vaccine) that you ignore the basics? Reacquaint yourselves with the General Precautionary Principle:
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Diego Zviovich Jan 26
The measures required, which is the quarantine of passengers coming from abroad, regardless of origin of flight (as world air travel network has a high degree centrality and betweeness centrality). The quarantine model, which has been used for hundreds of years, would ...
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Diego Zviovich Jan 26
have a big impact in the world economy. Nations will be very reluctant to implement in coordination, but it is the only tool available to reduce the speed of transmission. As a literary side note to Quarantines, Casanova's autobiography, gives a glimpse of the implementation of..
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Robert Lax Jan 26
Saw a CDC spokesperson quoted as saying not to worry as garden variety flu will very probably kill far more Americans than Coronavirus. True in probability, but ignores the fat tailed consequences of the improbable result.
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Nvania Jan 30
Please explain in terms ordinary person can understand
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