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The Black Swan

The Black Swan by Nassim N. Taleb. The approach that he gives to the impact of the highly improbable events is really interesting. Excellent book!

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Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets (Incerto): Nassim Nicholas Taleb: 9780812975215: Amazon.com: Books

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“Modernity: we created youth without heroism, age without wisdom, and life without grandeur.” — Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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“The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates and a monthly salary”-Nassim Nicholas Taleb - More at: http://quotespictures.net/22492/the-three-most-harmful-addictions-are-heroin-carbohydrates-and-a-monthly-salary-nassim-nicholas-taleb

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Cover image for Antifragile :// Title: Antifragile : things that gain from disorder Author: Taleb, Nassim. ISBN: 9781400067824 Personal Author: Taleb, Nassim. Edition: 1st ed. Publication Information: New York : Random House, c2012. Physical Description: xxi, 519 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. Currently reading, will take to hospital in a few hours. Author is famous for The Black Swan (read 3 times). (cont below)

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Mild success can be explainable by skills and labor. Wild success is attributable to variance. Nassim Nicholas Taleb - More at: http://quotespictures.net/21472/mild-success-can-be-explainable-by-skills-and-labor-wild-success-is-attributable-to-variance-nassim-nicholas-taleb

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