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Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas
Seneca?s version of that Stoicism is antifragility from fate.
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2709-2710 | Añadido el viernes 30 de agosto de 2013, 0:40:10
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Stoicism makes you desire the challenge of a calamity.
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2704-2704 | Añadido el viernes 30 de agosto de 2013, 0:37:00
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Someone who predicts will be fragile to prediction errors. An overconfident pilot will eventually crash the plane.
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2658-2659 | Añadido el viernes 30 de agosto de 2013, 0:24:46
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By betting against fragility, they were antifragile.
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2603-2603 | Añadido el jueves 29 de agosto de 2013, 0:52:59
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antifragility is necessarily how things move forward under the mother of all stressors, called time.
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2479-2480 | Añadido el domingo 25 de agosto de 2013, 16:47:03
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There are ample empirical findings to the effect that providing someone with a random numerical forecast increases his risk taking, even if the person knows the projections are random.
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2461-2462 | Añadido el domingo 25 de agosto de 2013, 16:42:29
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A very rarely discussed property of data: it is toxic in large quantities?even in moderate quantities.
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2319-2320 | Añadido el sábado 24 de agosto de 2013, 16:33:44
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Noise is what you are supposed to ignore, signal what you need to heed.
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2300-2301 | Añadido el sábado 24 de agosto de 2013, 16:31:06
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For a sample of a composed, calm, and pondered voice, listen to interviews with ?Sammy the Bull,? Salvatore Gravano,
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2294-2295 | Añadido el sábado 24 de agosto de 2013, 16:30:17
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Since procrastination is a message from our natural willpower via low motivation, the cure is changing the environment, or one?s profession, by selecting one in which one does not have to fight one?s impulses.
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2270-2271 | Añadido el sábado 24 de agosto de 2013, 16:27:40
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Since procrastination is a message from our natural willpower via low motivation, the cure is changing the environment,
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2270-2270 | Añadido el sábado 24 de agosto de 2013, 16:27:18
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procrastination is a message from our natural willpower via low motivation, the
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2270-2270 | Añadido el sábado 24 de agosto de 2013, 16:27:04
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So I use procrastination as a message from my inner self and my deep evolutionary past to resist interventionism in my writing.
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2258-2259 | Añadido el miércoles 21 de agosto de 2013, 2:51:26
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Few understand that procrastination is our natural defense, letting things take care of themselves and exercise their antifragility;
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2253-2254 | Añadido el martes 20 de agosto de 2013, 2:30:56
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Experiments show that alertness is weakened when one relinquishes control to the system
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2212-2213 | Añadido el martes 20 de agosto de 2013, 2:23:40
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we have a tendency to underestimate the role of randomness in human affairs, summarized as ?it is more random than you think,?
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2194-2195 | Añadido el martes 20 de agosto de 2013, 2:21:20
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What scientists call phenomenology is the observation of an empirical regularity without a visible theory for it.
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2148-2149 | Añadido el martes 20 de agosto de 2013, 2:15:26
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Just remember that attacking the antifragile will backfire. For instance, hackers make systems stronger.
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2122-2123 | Añadido el martes 20 de agosto de 2013, 2:09:08
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To sum up, anything in which there is naive interventionism, nay, even just intervention, will have iatrogenics.
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2119-2120 | Añadido el martes 20 de agosto de 2013, 2:08:41
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this idea of replacing God and the gods running future events with something even more religiously fundamentalist: the unconditional belief in the idea of scientific prediction regardless of the domain, the aim to squeeze the future into numerical reductions whether reliable or unreliable.
Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder - Taleb, Nassim Nicholas - Mi subrayado Posición 2057-2058 | Añadido el lunes 19 de agosto de 2013, 15:02:52
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