The Black Swan Second Edition

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780679604181
Size: 64.13 MB
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In this revelatory book, Taleb explains everything we know about what we don’t know, and this second edition features a new philosophical and empirical essay, “On Robustness and Fragility,” which offers tools to navigate and exploit a ...

The Black Swan

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited (UK)
ISBN: 9781846145650
Size: 31.53 MB
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What can Catherine the Great's lovers tell us about probability? Why should you never run for a train or read a newspaper? This book is all about Black Swans: the random events that underlie our lives, from bestsellers to world disasters.

Fooled By Randomness

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Texere Publishing
ISBN: 9781587991844
Size: 12.58 MB
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This revised paperback edition of Fooled by Randomness includes a new introduction, the expansion of some of the author's key concepts and an extensive bibliography pointing the reader towards further reading.

Stalking The Black Swan

Author: Kenneth A. Posner
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231521673
Size: 35.21 MB
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Kenneth A. Posner spent close to two decades as a Wall Street analyst, tracking the so-called "specialty finance" sector, which included controversial companies such as Countrywide, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, CIT, and MasterCard& mdash;many ...

Antifragile

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0679645276
Size: 55.36 MB
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The antifragile is beyond the resilient or robust. The resilient resists shocks and stays the same; the antifragile gets better and better. Furthermore, the antifragile is immune to prediction errors and protected from adverse events.

The Black Swan

Author: Raphael Sabatini
Publisher: House of Stratus
ISBN: 0755115279
Size: 55.54 MB
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When Priscilla Harradine travels back to England on the Centaur she has no cause to expect her journey will be remotely eventful.

Incerto

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
ISBN: 0399590455
Size: 37.80 MB
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THE BED OF PROCRUSTES "Taleb's crystalline nuggets of thought stand alone like esoteric poems."--Financial Times This collection of aphorisms and meditations expresses Taleb's major ideas in ways you least expect.

The Black Swan

Author: Mercedes Lackey
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101119063
Size: 55.70 MB
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But can she gain the allies she needs to free herself and the other swan-maidens from their magical slavery?A monumental tale of loyalty and betrayal, of magic good and evil, of love both carnal and pure, and of the duality of human nature, ...

Black Swan Green

Author: David Mitchell
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1844568822
Size: 13.20 MB
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The dazzling novel from critically-acclaimed David Mitchell. Shortlisted for the 2006 Costa Novel Award Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2006 January, 1982.

The Black Swan

Author: Thomas Mann
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520070097
Size: 12.65 MB
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Thomas Mann's bold and disturbing novella, written in 1952, is the feminine counterpart of his masterpiece Death in Venice.