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The Black Swan

Posted in Uncategorized by Pankaj Gudimella on May 1, 2007

black-swan

A wonderful book from Nassim Taleb.

In the book he talks about randomness and the important part it plays in our lives and businesses across the world. His philosophy can be understood when he says:

I am interested in how to live in a world we don’t understand very well –in other words, while most human thought (particularly since the enlightenment) has focused us on how to turn knowledge into decisions, I am interested in how to turn lack of information, lack of understanding, and lack of “knowledge” into decisions –how not to be a “turkey”.