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Fooled by Randomness free pdf Taleb, a professional trader and mathematics professor, examines what randomness means in business and in life, and discusses why human beings are so prone to mistake dumb luck for consummate skill.

About Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Nassim Nicholas Taleb has devoted his life to problems of uncertainty, probability, and knowledge. He spent nearly two decades as a businessman and quantitative trader before becoming a full-time philosophical essayist and academic researcher in 2006. Although he spends most of his time in the intense seclusion of his study, or as a flaneur meditating in cafes, he is currently Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering at New York University s Polytechnic Institute. His main subject matter is decision making under opacity that is, a map and a protocol on how we should live in a world we don t understand. Taleb s books have been published in thirty-three languages."

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Author : Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher : Random House (NY)
Data Published : 01 October 2008
ISBN : 1400067936
EAN : 9781400067930
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 316 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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