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The Black Swan: Second Edition
Language: un
Pages: 480
Authors: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-11 - Publisher: Random House

The most influential book of the past seventy-five years: a groundbreaking exploration of everything we know about what we don’t know, now with a new section called “On Robustness and Fragility.” A black swan is a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics: It is unpredictable; it carries a massive
The Black Swan
Language: un
Pages: 366
Authors: Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PH.D., MBA
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Random House Incorporated

Examines the role of the unexpected, discussing why improbable events are not anticipated or understood properly, and how humans rationalize the black swan phenomenon to make it appear less random.
Incerto 5-Book Bundle
Language: un
Pages: 1872
Authors: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-04 - Publisher: Random House

The landmark five-book series—all together in one ebook bundle The Incerto is an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision making when we don’t understand the world, expressed in the form of a personal essay with autobiographical sections, stories, parables, and philosophical, historical, and scientific discussions,
Stalking the Black Swan
Language: un
Pages: 267
Authors: Kenneth A. Posner
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Kenneth A. Posner spent close to two decades as a Wall Street analyst, tracking the so-called "specialty finance" sector, which included controversial companies such as Countrywide, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, CIT, and MasterCard?many of which were caught in the subprime mortgage and capital markets crisis of 2007. While extreme volatility
The Black Swan
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Raphael Sabatini
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01 - Publisher: House of Stratus

When Priscilla Harradine travels back to England on the Centaur she has no cause to expect her journey will be remotely eventful. But also on board is Charles de Bernis - a mysterious and intriguing buccaneer. Just as their friendship blossoms, a dark figure from de Bernis' past emerges to