Jan 23, 2022

The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (Incerto Book 2)

The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (Incerto Book 2) By {author, Unlimited The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (Incerto Book 2) - by Nassim Nicholas Taleb Unlimited The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (Incerto Book 2) - by Nassim Nicholas Taleb - The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (Incerto Book 2), The Black Swan Second Edition The Impact of the Highly Improbable Incerto Book The most influential book of the past seventy five years a groundbreaking exploration of everything we know about what we dont know now with a new section calledOn Robustness and Fragility A black sw

  • Publisher‏:‎ Random House; 2nd edition (May 4, 2010)
  • Publication date‏:‎ May 4, 2010
  • Language‏:‎ English
  • File size‏:‎ 12096 KB
  • Text-to-Speech‏:‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader‏:‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting‏:‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray‏:‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise‏:‎ Enabled
  • Print length‏:‎ 592 pages
  • Lending‏:‎ Not Enabled

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  1. Already lots of reviews on this work but I have an additional thought or two I would have liked to have given this book a higher rating but Dr Taleb s incessant jibes at mathematicians, economists, those working within the financial markets, and even biologists quickly gets VERY old There are sections where every single page has some reference to this field or that which, in his estimation, is populated by nothing but the village idiots.I can certainly understand him taking exception with those [...]


  2. Sometimes, there are huge, random and unpredictable events that shape our lives and history There, I just saved you reading this 350 page book.


  3. I hated this book than any other book I ve read in the past 3 years I gave up after about 120 pages This author is so incredibly self indulgent and pompous And the core message of the book which is worth perhaps one single chapter is one that I have known as an adult simply from observation of life You can t anticipate every game changing event There are major things that will just happen, that you can t anticipate Yeah, no doubt.Actually, the far and away most interesting parts of the book were [...]


  4. This was written by an ex stock broker and reads just like a book you would expect to be authored by one The writing is uninspiring, the metaphors flat, the conclusion maybe worthy of a 20 page paper and not 400 page book.


  5. The first book that I read in the four volume Incerto set by Nassim Kaleb was Antifragile, so my reading of The Black Swan is out of sequence However, I am glad that I came to it in its second edition, with footnotes addressing some of the criticisms made of it tip flip to the footnote as soon as you come across the symbol identifying it rather reading on to the end of the chapter where they are listed While highly relevant to the dismal science of economics, it is far from a dismal tome Some of [...]


  6. This is both an interesting book from the topic, how we tend to misinterpret and miss highly unlikely events, but also it is a statement to human resilience based on Mr Taleb s history in emigrating from Lebanon His views of the world are consistently positive and upbeat Many of us could learn a lot from Nassim Taleb.The book covers both the math as well as the narrative intuition for understanding rare events and why we tend to underestimate both their frequency and effects on our best laid pla [...]


  7. A must have read Definitely get the second edition The postscript essay is the most valuable part of the whole book You have to slog your way through endless invectives in edition one, but the postscript in edition two ties it all together in a tight presentation Excellent work that I came to through The Signal and the Noise.


  8. A black swan event is a significant unexpected event that has huge consequences such as the banking collapse of 2008 or a terrorist attack such as 9 11 There isn t a great deal to say about black swan events once you ve defined them other than that there s not much you can do to prevent them as they are unpredictable And if you do manage to prevent one, no one will know you ve prevented it because it didn t happen In the course of 400 pages, Nassim Taleb discourses amusingly and eruditely on bla [...]


  9. An annoyingly long winded, insufferably pompous and thoroughly grating account of the disproportionate effects of unforeseen events Much of the book reads like a self aggrandizing rant While there are a few good ideas in the book, it could have easily been cut to a third of its size without losing anything of value Skip the book and listen to one of Taleb s lectures instead Would not recommend.


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