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[Ebook] ➠ The Black Swan, Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility": Incerto, Book 2 Author Nassim Nicholas Taleb – Hostingencolombia.co The Black Swan is a stand alone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series an investigation of opacity luck uncertainty probability human error risk and decision making in a world we doThe Black Swan is a stand alone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series an investigation of opacity luck uncertainty probability human error risk and decision making in a world we don’t understand The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness Antifragile Skin in the Game and The Bed of Procrustes A black swan is a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics It is unpredictable; it carries a massive impact; and after the fact we concoct an explanation that makes it appear less random andpredictable than it was The astonishing success of Google was a black swan; so was 911 For Nassim Nicholas Taleb black swans underlie almost everything about our world from the rise of religions to events in our own personal lives Why do we not acknowledge the phenomenon of black swans until after they occur? Part of the answer according to Taleb is that humans are hardwired to learn specifics when they should be focused on generalities We concentrate on things we already know and time and time again fail to take into consideration what we don’t know We are therefore unable to truly estimate opportunities too vulnerable to the impulse to simplify narrate and categorize and not open enough to rewarding those who can imagine the “impossible” For years Taleb has studied how we fool ourselves into thinking we knowthan we actually do We restrict our thinking to the irrelevant and inconseuential while large events continue to surprise us and shape our world In this revelatory book Taleb explains everything we know about what we don’t know and this second edition features a new philosophical and empirical essay “On Robustness and Fragility” which offers tools to navigate and exploit a Black Swan world Elegant startling and universal in its applications The Black Swan will change the way you look at the world Taleb is a vastly entertaining writer with wit irreverence and unusual stories to tell He has a polymathic command of subjects ranging from cognitive science to business to probability theory The Black Swan is a landmark book itself a black swan Includes a bonus pdf of tables and figures Praise for Nassim Nicholas Taleb “The most prophetic voice of all”G Praise for The Black Swan “A book that altered modern thinking”The Times London “A masterpiece” Chris Anderson Editor in chief of Wired author ofThe Long Tail “Hugely enjoyable compellingeasy to dip into”Financial Times PLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

The Black Swan is a stand alone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series an investigation of opacity luck uncertainty probability human error risk and decision making in a world we don’t understand The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness Antifragile Skin in the Game and The Bed of Procrustes A black swan is a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics It is unpredictable; it carries a massive impact; and after the fact we concoct an explanation that makes it appear less random andpredictable than it was The astonishing success of Google was a black swan; so was 911 For Nassim Nicholas Taleb black swans underlie almost everything about our world from the rise of religions to events in our own personal lives Why do we not acknowledge the phenomenon of black swans until after they occur? Part of the answer according to Taleb is that humans are hardwired to learn specifics when they should be focused on generalities We concentrate on things we already know and time and time again fail to take into consideration what we don’t know We are therefore unable to truly estimate opportunities too vulnerable to the impulse to simplify narrate and categorize and not open enough to rewarding those who can imagine the “impossible” For years Taleb has studied how we fool ourselves into thinking we knowthan we actually do We restrict our thinking to the irrelevant and inconseuential while large events continue to surprise us and shape our world In this revelatory book Taleb explains everything we know about what we don’t know and this second edition features a new philosophical and empirical essay “On Robustness and Fragility” which offers tools to navigate and exploit a Black Swan world Elegant startling and universal in its applications The Black Swan will change the way you look at the world Taleb is a vastly entertaining writer with wit irreverence and unusual stories to tell He has a polymathic command of subjects ranging from cognitive science to business to probability theory The Black Swan is a landmark book itself a black swan Includes a bonus pdf of tables and figures Praise for Nassim Nicholas Taleb “The most prophetic voice of all”G Praise for The Black Swan “A book that altered modern thinking”The Times London “A masterpiece” Chris Anderson Editor in chief of Wired author ofThe Long Tail “Hugely enjoyable compellingeasy to dip into”Financial Times PLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audi.

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  1. Gomenda Gomenda says:

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  2. LarryB LarryB says:

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  3. merchant2901 merchant2901 says:

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  4. Ivona Ivona says:

    PDF/EPUB The Black Swan, Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly È hostingencolombia.co black pdf, swan, free, second pdf, edition: ebok, impact download, highly book, improbable: epub, with pdf, section: epub, robustness mobile, fragility": ebok, incerto, pdf, book ebok, The Black pdf, Swan, Second mobile, Swan, Second Edition: The epub, Black Swan, Second book, Black Swan, Second Edition: The kindle, The Black Swan, Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility": Incerto, Book 2 eBookI simply love it It is so unconventional and still so realistic Besides explaining the black swan concept it shows another point of view on the world and what we expect from the future Nassim is already very well known for his views and theories and he doesn't need explanations It is definitely a must no matter if you are an MBA graduate student or interested in financial market statistics or simply philosophy


  5. Patrick Sullivan Patrick Sullivan says:

    PDF/EPUB The Black Swan, Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly È hostingencolombia.co black pdf, swan, free, second pdf, edition: ebok, impact download, highly book, improbable: epub, with pdf, section: epub, robustness mobile, fragility": ebok, incerto, pdf, book ebok, The Black pdf, Swan, Second mobile, Swan, Second Edition: The epub, Black Swan, Second book, Black Swan, Second Edition: The kindle, The Black Swan, Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility": Incerto, Book 2 eBookTaleb`s main idea is that we do not live in a linear world Many people prefer to believe that we do live in a linear world In fact it is a much comforting way to go through life The idea of not being able to fully comprehend a particular subject is rejected by a lot of people Most of the time people search for a simple black and white answer Taleb wishes to challenge readers into having the guts to admit they just don`t know Yes there are ideas out there that are beyond our current understanding Talib labels these surprise revaluations;Black Swans These are game changing ideas Things that in the past could never be considered possibleTalib lists all sorts of examples of Black Swans Most of the examples will make for very good reading This was a very interesting book Talib however does have some very sharp opinions Talib appears to suffer from some form of arrogance It is uite possible that the perspective reader may be offended


  6. Ben Ben says:

    PDF/EPUB The Black Swan, Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly È hostingencolombia.co black pdf, swan, free, second pdf, edition: ebok, impact download, highly book, improbable: epub, with pdf, section: epub, robustness mobile, fragility": ebok, incerto, pdf, book ebok, The Black pdf, Swan, Second mobile, Swan, Second Edition: The epub, Black Swan, Second book, Black Swan, Second Edition: The kindle, The Black Swan, Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility": Incerto, Book 2 eBookThis book is the epitome of self aggrandizement The author dismisses entire professions eg philosophy professors and most academics in general arguing that no patterns in history or the sociopolitical process are discernible The implication is that nothing is knowable Here is a typical passage I felt in my spine the weight of the epistemic arrogance of the human race In reality it is the epistemic arrogance of the author that strikes me as the point of this book Only he knows it all which is a paradox because he claims that knowing it all is impossible He looks down on puny humans who try to make sense of their livesDespite my criticism the author does make some interesting points about unpredictable events and randomness To be sure


  7. Dr W. H. Konarzewski Dr W. H. Konarzewski says:

    PDF/EPUB The Black Swan, Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly È hostingencolombia.co black pdf, swan, free, second pdf, edition: ebok, impact download, highly book, improbable: epub, with pdf, section: epub, robustness mobile, fragility": ebok, incerto, pdf, book ebok, The Black pdf, Swan, Second mobile, Swan, Second Edition: The epub, Black Swan, Second book, Black Swan, Second Edition: The kindle, The Black Swan, Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility": Incerto, Book 2 eBookA 'black swan' event is a significant unexpected event that has huge conseuences such as the banking collapse of 2008 or a terrorist attack such as 911 There isn't a great deal to say about 'black swan' events once you've defined them other than that there's not much you can do to prevent them as they are unpredictable And if you do manage to prevent one no one will know you've prevented it because it didn't happenIn the course of 400 pages Nassim Taleb discourses amusingly and eruditely on black swans and the human reaction to them which isn't always logical The most valuable take away message is that history does not always prepare us for the future Taleb uses the example of turkeys and Christmas For a thousand days the farmer feeds his turkeys and the turkey think he's a kind man who loves turkeys So when the day of slaughter comes they get a rude awakening Christmas of course being a black swan event for turkeysIf you have unlimited t


  8. Andreas Andreas says:

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  9. sweavo sweavo says:

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  10. Anmol Sarma Anmol Sarma says:

    PDF/EPUB The Black Swan, Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly È hostingencolombia.co black pdf, swan, free, second pdf, edition: ebok, impact download, highly book, improbable: epub, with pdf, section: epub, robustness mobile, fragility": ebok, incerto, pdf, book ebok, The Black pdf, Swan, Second mobile, Swan, Second Edition: The epub, Black Swan, Second book, Black Swan, Second Edition: The kindle, The Black Swan, Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility": Incerto, Book 2 eBookAn annoyingly long winded insufferably pompous and thoroughly grating account of the disproportionate effects of unforeseen events Much of the book reads like a self aggrandizing rant While there are a few good ideas in the book it could have easily been cut to a third of


  11. Michael Michael says:

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