Taleb on AntiFragility

Your lecture of the week this week is a topic I think we will see much more developed in coming years. Nicholas Taleb is a wonderful mind, who explains here why upside optionality is crucial to economics and life. Though the application of the concept doesn’t strike me without serious thought, the abstract is still…

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Becoming a Facebook Pariah

Facebook is the most interesting social experiment in history, for thousands of reasons. Mass psychology and the formation of social beliefs held by many people fascinate me, and both are implicated in Facebook discussion on an individual level amassing to a Mandelbrotian scale. You can comment, I can like that comment, add to that comment,…

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