'Black Swans' and the Problems of Probability Author Nassim Nicholas Taleb discusses his theory about events he calls "Black Swans" — occurrences that seem to be totally impossible. In his new book, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, Taleb explains how to understand the structure of uncertainty.

'Black Swans' and the Problems of Probability

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In his new book, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, author Nassim Nicholas Taleb argues that some events are utterly unpredictable. hide caption

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Author Nassim Nicholas Taleb discusses his theory about events he calls "Black Swans" — occurrences that seems to be totally impossible. In his new book, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, Nassim explains how to understand the structure of uncertainty.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable; former dean's professor, sciences of uncertainty, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

The Black Swan
The Impact of the Highly Improbable
By Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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