1. Intuition: Marvels and Flaws - 14th Annual Lynford Lecture


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    Featuring Dr. Daniel Kahneman Nobel laureate in Economic Sciences for his pioneering work on decision-making and “Judgment under Uncertainty.” Currently a Senior Scholar and Professor Emeritus at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. His latest book Thinking, Fast and Slow is a New York Times Top 10 for 2011. Panel Discussion moderated by NYU-Poly Trustee Jeff Lynford and featuring: Nassim Nicholas Taleb spent 20 years as a derivatives trader starting a full-time career as a scholar focusing on probability, uncertainty and model error. He is currently Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering at NYU-Poly and the author of The Black Swan (32 languages) and Antifragility (forthcoming, September 2012). Gillian Tett is a British author and award-winning journalist at the Financial Times, where she is the US managing editor. She is the author of New York Times bestseller "Fool's Gold: How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a Dream, Shattered Global Markets, and Unleashed a Catastrophe", which won Financial Book of the Year at the Spear's Book Awards, 2009.

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    • The Predictability of Unpredictability


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      Renowned academic and author Nassim Nicholas Taleb discusses his groundbreaking ideas and their relevance to the current economic crisis, national policy making and other topics with Rohan Silva, senior policy advisor to the Prime Minister. Listen to the full event on the audio file: http://www.thersa.org/events/audio-and-past-events/2011/the-predictability-of-unpredictability

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      • Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Antifragile


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        Radical philosopher Nassim Nicholas Taleb offers a blueprint for how to live - and thrive - in a world we don't understand, and which is too uncertain for us to even try to predict. Discussant: Rohan Silva, senior policy adviser to the Prime Minister at No 10 Downing Street. Chair: Fraser Nelson, editor, The Spectator Listen to the podcast of the full event including audience Q&A: http://www.thersa.org/events/audio-and-past-events/2012/antifragile Our events are made possible with the support of our Fellowship. Support us by donating or applying to become a Fellow. Donate: http://www.thersa.org/support-the-rsa Become a Fellow: http://www.thersa.org/fellowship/apply

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        • Gp's Audiobook Review #4 - The Black Swan


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          One of the 5 books you need to read to understand our global soci-economic world.

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          • Vlog1.v2


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            Book's I've read recently.

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            • Questions for Nassim Taleb


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              • Nassim Taleb in Brussels - What's the next Black Swan? - 12 October 2010


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                Econopolis presents the Econopolis Economic Encounter with Nassim Nicholas Taleb: "What's the next Black Swan?". Info and registration: http://www.econoshock.be/encounter/ Date: 12 October 2010 Location: Square Meeting Centre, Brussels, Belgium

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