The Black Swan: Second Edition

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The Black Swan: Second Edition

The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility"

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Joe Ochman

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Nassim Nicholas Taleb:
NASSIM NICHOLAS TALEB has devoted his life to studying problems of luck, randomness, human error, probability, and the philosophy of knowledge. He has managed to transform his interests into three careers, as a man of letters, a financial trader, and a university professor. Although he spends most of his time as a flâneur, meditating in cafés across the planet, he is currently Distinguished Professor at New York University. His books have been published in thirty-six languages. He is widely recognized as the foremost thinker on probability and uncertainty. Taleb lives mostly in New York.


NASSIM NICHOLAS TALEB has devoted his life to studying problems of luck, randomness, human error, probability, and the philosophy of knowledge. He has managed to transform his interests into three careers, as a man of letters, a financial trader, and a university professor. Although he spends most of his time as a flâneur, meditating in cafés across the planet, he is currently Distinguished Professor at New York University. His books have been published in thirty-six languages. He is widely recognized as the foremost thinker on probability and uncertainty. Taleb lives mostly in New York.

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