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The Predictability of Unpredictability

In this podcast, renowned academic and author Nassim Nicholas Taleb discusses his groundbreaking ideas and their relevance to the current economic crisis, national policy making and other topics with Rohan Silva, senior policy advisor to the Prime Minister.

Cameron Conservatives quote Taleb in making the case against central state control and planning and in favour of localism and testing by doing.

Listen to the podcast & see Taleb’s slides.

Nassim Taleb on Wall Street Protest, Banking (Video)
People Kept Telling Me I Was an Idiot (Video)
Intervention Bias
Nassim Taleb on Living with Black Swans

Nassim Taleb is the author of The Black SwanFooled By Randomness, and most recently, The Bed of Procrustes.