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The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, Second Edition (Paperback)

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A black swan is a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics: It is unpredictable; it carries a massive impact; and, after the fact, we concoct an explanation that makes it appear less random, and more predictable, than it was.

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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 impact; and, after the fact, we concoct an explanation that makes it appear less random, and more predictable, than it was. The astonishing success of Google was a black swan; so was 9/11. For Nassim Nicholas Taleb, black swans underlie almost everything about our world, from the rise of religions to events in our own personal lives.

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ISBN 9780812973815
Length (cm) 13.0000
Width (cm) 2.3000
Height (cm) 20.0000
Publisher Random House Trade Paperbacks
Publication Date May 11, 2010
Pages (number) 480
Genre Economics, Business & Leadership
Author Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Format Paperback
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