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Antifragile PDF Summary

Antifragile PDF Summary

17 min read ⌚ MicroSummary: Having made a name with the highly influential “Black Swan”, in “Antifragility”, Nassim Taleb proposes a new philosophical concept, which goes against practical wisdom. Antifragility, as he explains in his book, is the property of a system to thrive and improve when exposed to shocks, randomness, and failures. Things that Gain […]

The Bed of Procrustes PDF Summary

The Bed of Procrustes PDF Summary

6 min read ⌚ Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms Aphorisms are general statements designed to contain and express the undistorted truth. And that’s pretty much what this book is all about. From a philosophical standpoint, Nassim’s words penetrate deep into our behavioral patterns and point out the inconsistencies. Without further ado, let’s take a gander at the […]

Fooled by Randomness Summary

Fooled by Randomness Summary

6 min read ⌚ The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets First time when I’ve heard about Nassim Taleb’s books, I couldn’t help asking: why is this author so followed, read, and admired? Looking for the answer helped me discover amazing things about him: his books draw a lot of attention. Plenty […]

Nassim Nicholas Taleb – A Journey of 100 Steps Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Nassim Nicholas Taleb – A Journey of 100 Steps

8 min read ⌚ Love him or hate him, Nassim Nicholas Taleb is one of “the world’s top intellectuals” and maybe even “the hottest thinker in the world” right now. Notice the quotations: Bryan Appleyard, a noted journalist, remarked the latter, and Daniel Kahneman, a Nobel laureate, claims the former. ‘Nuff said, ha? Well, we’re just […]

8 Books That Will Change How You Think

8 Books That Will Change How You Think

4 min read ⌚ In general, we all live in a small little world, designed to support our goals and vision. Truthfully, this little thing that we call “mind” – is actually the end product of our thinking patterns. On numerous occasions, the world has shown that these thoughts and emotions come only as a result […]

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