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'Black Swans' and the Problems of Probability

In his new book, <em>The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable</em>, author Nassim Nicholas Taleb argues that some events are utterly unpredictable.
In his new book, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, author Nassim Nicholas Taleb argues that some events are utterly unpredictable.

Author Nassim Nicholas Taleb discusses his theory about events he calls "Black Swans" — occurrences that seems to be totally impossible. In his new book, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, Nassim explains how to understand the structure of uncertainty.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable; former dean's professor, sciences of uncertainty, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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