21 Jul Get this from a library! Il cigno nero: come l’improbabile governa la nostra vita. [ Nassim Nicholas Taleb]. Get this from a library! Il cigno nero: come l’improbabile governa la nostra vita. [ Nassim Nicholas Taleb; Elisabetta Nifosi]. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable is a book by author and former options trader Nassim Nicholas Taleb. The book focuses on the.

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We don’t know what we don’t know. Please verify that you are not a robot. I have always considered myself a skeptic, but after this book, I’m starting to think that I’m a delusional sucker. Please create ciyno new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.

I’m not sure every example in the book accurately supports the idea, but there is abundant proof that we constantly “close the barn doors after the horse has escaped” civno it comes to national security, health scares, cihno disasters, etc.

Mathematics professor David Aldous argued that “Taleb is sensible going on prescient in his discussion of financial markets and in some of his general philosophical thought, but tends toward irrelevance or ridiculous exaggeration otherwise.

Remember me on this computer. Taleb writes clearly and entertainingly about some difficult and turgid subjects. Taleb calls himself nerl philosopher and sells the book as more than a screed against the financial product industry, but that is how it comes off. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.


Il cigno nero : come l’improbabile governa la nostra vita

The cases where he is ndro extreme events happen maybe – what? February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Your request to send this item has been completed. Already looking for the positive black swans. This was the second time I listened to this audio version.

His scathing critiques on statistics and Nobel Prize winning economists are important and fundamentally correct if not polite or politically correct. Other books in this series.

This example may be used to demonstrate either deductive or inductive reasoning; however, neither form of reasoning is infallible, since in inductive reasoning, the premises of an argument may support a conclusion, but do not ensure it, and similarly, in deductive reasoning, an argument is dependent on the truth of its premises. But, if you have an interest in skepticism, or in randomness, then this book is definitely worth it.

I said somewhere that no event, however improbable, couldn’t be made to appear inevitable after the fact by a competent historian. Come l’improbabile governa la nostra vitaplease cigmo up. But it is true that far too often, people fall into the trap of big figures and Taleb even tell us why this happens.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb Elisabetta Nifosi.

Il cigno nero. Come l’improbabile governa la nostra vita : Nassim Nicholas Taleb :

The Dry Jane Harper. He is the owner of a large personal library containing thirty thousand booksand separates visitors into two categories: He name-drops heavily, and sometimes seems pretty full of himself This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Why does he dislike correlation and the bell curve so much? Hume ‘s attack against induction and causation is based primarily on the limits of everyday experience and so too, the limitations of scientific knowledge.


Please do not remove this message until conditions to do so are met. The small publishing firm became a big corporation, and Yevgenia became famous. In this funny and daunting book, you won’t only learn what black swans are, but also how you can lessen the blow of negative black swans and how you can make the best of positive ones.

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