Black Swan - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas
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Black Swan - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas


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Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Nicholas Taleb


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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, and more predictable, than it was. The astonishing success of Google was a black swan; so was 9/11. For Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a former analyst for the stockmarkets, black swans underly almost everything about our world, from the rise of religions to events in our own personal lives.

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