Nassim Nicholas Taleb (@nntaleb )

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Bio Flaneur: focus on probability (philosophy), probability (mathematics), probability (logic),probability (reallife), deadlifts, Phoenician wine, dead languages.
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Twitter Web App : FAT TONYISM
More effective & less risky to improve food distribution than produce GMOs/GoldenRice (food costs=60-94% distrib/decay), but not to *scientism*merchants

It costs millions to make train rides more pleasant, billions to make trains just a bit faster, but not to...

iPhone : Another sophistry.
As usual.

Given that what he claimed has been shown not to hold, he tries to change his claim ex post.

Verba volant, scripta manent.…

iPhone : The general public gets swept up in the labeling of others as “anti-science” without understanding how science actually works.

The willing and able are now stepping forward to call BS and set the record straight.

I can’t think of a better service to society.


Twitter Web Client : The president, cabinet, central bankers & bankers should be locked 24/7 in a war room/control center discussing options & working hard instead of engaging in courtesy meetings & focusing on shooting messengers.…