Nassim Taleb

Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, born September 12, 1960, is a Lebanese-American essayist, mathematical statistician, former options trader, and risk analyst. His work mainly focuses on randomness, probability, and uncertainty. He is best known for his book 'The Black Swan' and other works in the Incerto series, which explore the impact of highly improbable events. Before embarking on a full-time career in research and writing, Taleb spent over two decades as a derivatives trader. He has contributed to more than 70 technical...

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Exploring Innovation and Risk Principles

1. Embracing Trial and Error
2. Rethinking Education Systems
3. Trading: Theory vs. Practice
4. Minimal Intervention in Complex Systems
5. Pharmaceutical Industry Practices
6. Economics and Practical Skills
7. Innovation through Optionality
8. Real-World Expertise
9. Philosophical Exploration of Knowledge
10. The Benefits of Convexity
11. Virtues of Risk and Entrepreneurship