Nicholas Nassim Taleb on black swans

Excellent story on Nicholas Nassim Taleb, author of “The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable.” I have yet to read his book (it’s on order at the library), but it’s definitely on my reading list.

Taleb has interesting things to say about bankers & economists in this article that I find highly amusing. I won’t ruin things by cherry-picking the best quotes. Check it out.

HT: 321 Gold

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One Response to Nicholas Nassim Taleb on black swans

  1. Mark T. Market says:

    I recently featured Taleb speaking out in frustration against the economic and banking establishment, also joined by his mentor: Benoit Mandelbrot. Their statements about rapid crashes has striking correspondence with Jared Diamond’s observations about societal collapse.

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