The central idea of this book concerns our blindness with respect to randomness, particularly the large deviations …
Reader submitted photograph (front jacket cover) for Amazon listing of N.N. Taleb’s The Black Swan, First Edition, April 2007.
I noticed this today. It is the entire first chapter of N.N. Taleb’s The Black Swan as it appeared in The New York Times in April 2007. It remains a worthwhile read, particularly since it is free!
I have mixed opinions about the entire body of Taleb’s body of work. That will follow in my next post, which I wrote over on Blog Central some time ago.