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The black swan.

Catherine Dunn

The black swan.

by Catherine Dunn

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Published by Hale .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination159p.
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15131259M
ISBN 100709033354
OCLC/WorldCa59693987

  The Black Swan is a standalone 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 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 /5().   Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s treasure chest of a book and New York Times bestseller, “The Black Swan”, explores the nature of unpredictable events of huge consequence. It sheds light on fundamental errors of thought. The comfortable but potentially devastating lies we are told by others, and ourselves. In The Black Swan, Taleb shares contrarian wisdom that [ ].

  The Black Swan In case you have been living on Mars for the last few weeks, this is a fairly straight-forward plot. Natalie Portman plays Nina, the very talented ballerina on the cusp of becoming the prima ballerina - if only she could loosen up enough to play both the black and white swan in the company's production of Swan Lake, as the role Author: Little Eva.   The Black Swan has appealing cheek and admirable ambition.”—The New York Times Book Review About the Author Nassim Nicholas Taleb has devoted his life to problems of uncertainty, probability, and knowledge/5(K).

  The sighting of the first black swan might have been an interesting surprise for a few ornithologists (and others extremely concerned with . Description: The Black Swan is a standalone 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, and The Bed of Procrustes.


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Taleb, of course, refers to numerous historical examples of things that The black swan. book come completely out of the blue: the collapse of the Soviet Union, Nine-eleven, major stock market crises and so on/5.

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