Yesterday I wrote about a white paper “Black Swans Turn Grey” from PwC. Here’s a footnote to that post. I had a good chuckle when I read about these “new black swan risks”. The authors suggest that all these […]
Last year Apple released the iPhone 4S and critics pointed out it was pretty much the iPhone 4 with a big-s glued on. Although there were some minor improvements from the iPhone 4, overall it was pretty much the […]
A website dedicated to the popular show Lost published a post a while back about how each of the characters on the show would make a peanut butter and jam sandwich. I have borrowed this idea to illustrate how some […]
Riskczar would like to thank the Vancouver Sun for comparing Rupert Murdoch to Voldermort in today’s article a few days after I blogged a similar comparison about Nassim Taleb and Voldemort. Even including a separated-at-birth photo is an uncanny coincidence. Have a look.
With all the hype surrounding the final Harry Potter movie, I thought I would compare Voldemort to Nassim Taleb, financial guru and author of the book “The Black Swan”, to see who is greater. (Plus I thought it might be funny.) (Removed a […]
While researching for new reasons why Taleb is nuts, I came across this story about his former right-tailed man, Mark Spitznagel. This guy has managed to get 15 investors to ante a minimum of $50 million on a bet that […]
Last October, I wrote a post explaining the top 5 reasons that Nassim Taleb is nuts. It garnered me much praise from the blogosphere, and surprisingly no financial reward. Today I get to share another fabulous quote by Mr. Taleb, famed […]
Well maybe calling Taleb nuts is a strong word. Perhaps eccentric is better as “nuts” may not be politically correct. But since Taleb is not politically correct at times, then let’s stick with nuts. Here are some quotes from Nassim Nicholas Taleb […]