Tag Archives: Nassim Taleb

The Popper Ratio

I hereby propose the Popper Ratio – (n.) Unit obtained by calculating the number of “popper” in a long-form text compared to the number of times Sir Karl is really cited. By “really cited” I mean (a) a quote and … Continue reading

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Precautionary measures

Nassim Taleb, who is the originator of the Black Swan theory, is – amongst others – the author of a short essay called Climate models and precautionary measures. The basic premise seems to be that because this is a global … Continue reading

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