Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Brand: Random House Trade Paperbacks
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Number Of Pages: 444
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Release Date: 2010-05-11
Details: A black swan is an event, positive or negative, that is deemed improbable yet causes massive consequences. In this groundbreaking and prophetic book, Taleb shows in a playful way that Black Swan events explain almost everything about our world, and yet we—especially the experts—are blind to them. In this second edition, Taleb has added a new essay, On Robustness and Fragility, which offers tools to navigate and exploit a Black Swan world.