Speech: Nassim Nicholas Taleb explains antifragility

[This is largely from a school English writing assignment. Don't accuse me of plagiarism.] When Taleb talks, his statements are hard to summarize because his work is so integrated. His points may even sound garbled, because you need to understand the context of his whole body whole work to get the full picture. So bear … Continue reading Speech: Nassim Nicholas Taleb explains antifragility

Speech: Peter Thiel on predicting the future

The penultimate speech: You Are Not a Lottery Ticket┬áby┬áPeter Thiel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZM_JmZdqCw The question of luck Thiel believes there are two forces of progress. First, globalization (horizontal progress), copying things that already work, or "doing more with more". Second, technology (vertical progress), doing things a different way, or "doing more with less." Globalization is mathematically represented … Continue reading Speech: Peter Thiel on predicting the future