Tag Archives: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

mountains, people, roads and other fantasies

I’ve been rambling about the importance and the fun to prepare yourself a bit for what awaits you in far-away places, i.c. Nepal’s Mustang region. And my hopes for a collection of eye-opening and/or stereotype-countering reminders to give myself (and … Continue reading

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the black swan of Cairo

Who would have expected Nassim Taleb┬áto write about the Arab spring but he did: in the May/June 2011 issue of foreign affairs. His article (co-author Mark Blyth, a political economist) is behind a pay-wall but you can download a reprint … Continue reading

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