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The black swan

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The phenomenal international bestseller that shows us how to stop trying to predict everything - and take advantage of uncertaintyWhat have the invention of the wheel, Pompeii, the Wall Street Crash, Harry Potter and the internet got in common? Why are all forecasters con-artists? Why should you never run for a train or read a newspaper? This book is all about Black Swans: the random events that underlie our lives, from bestsellers to world disasters. Their impact is huge; they're impossible to predict; yet after they happen we always try to rationalize them. 'Taleb is a bouncy and even exhilarating guide ... I came to relish what he said, and even develop a sneaking affection for him as a person' Will Self, Independent on Sunday'He leaps like some superhero of the mind' Boyd Tonkin, Independent

Item details

Author(s):
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
198x129x27
EAN-13:
9780141034591
Edition:
Revised edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780141034591
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
444
Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd

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The phenomenal international bestseller that shows us how to stop trying to predict everything - and take advantage of uncertaintyWhat have the invention of the wheel, Pompeii, the Wall Street Crash, Harry Potter and the internet got in common? Why are all forecasters con-artists? Why should you never run for a train or read a newspaper? This book is all about Black Swans: the random events that underlie our lives, from bestsellers to world disasters. Their impact is huge; they're impossible to predict; yet after they happen we always try to rationalize them. 'Taleb is a bouncy and even exhilarating guide ... I came to relish what he said, and even develop a sneaking affection for him as a person' Will Self, Independent on Sunday'He leaps like some superhero of the mind' Boyd Tonkin, Independent

Author(s):
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
198x129x27
EAN-13:
9780141034591
Edition:
Revised edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780141034591
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
444
Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd

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