- Black swan - Wikipedia
The black swan (Cygnus atratus) is a large waterbird, a species of swan which breeds mainly in the southeast and southwest regions of Australia Within Australia they are nomadic, with erratic migration patterns dependent upon climatic conditions Black swans are large birds with mostly black plumage and red bills They are monogamous breeders, and are unusual in that one-quarter of all pairings
- Black swan emblems and popular culture - Wikipedia
The black swan (Cygnus atratus) is widely referenced in Australian culture, although the character of that importance historically diverges between the prosaic in the East and the symbolic in West The black swan is also of spiritual significance in the traditional histories of many Australian Aboriginal peoples across southern Australia Metaphoric references to black swans have appeared in
- ‘The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable . . .
Before the discovery of Australia, people in the old world were convinced that all swans were white, an unassailable belief as it seemed completely confirmed by empirical evidence The sighting of
- Cost of Delay | Black Swan Farming
The incredible cost of queues In the example above, the Cost of Delay for this feature was actually more than $200,000 per week! So, the 38 weeks that this opportunity spent waiting in various queues cost the organisation nearly $8m in lost revenue
- Gary Taubes — Author of The Case Against Sugar, Why We Get . . .
Gary Taubes Author of The Case Against Sugar, Why We Get Fat and Good Calories, Bad Calories
- Opacity - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
MEDICAL NOTES- Aggregation of notes on the history of medicine as I am writing my long chapter on iatrogenics 103- The translational gap How long can something be held as wrong before its practice is discontinued? A long, very long time, much longer than we think
- How To Think Critically - Roger Darlington
Back to home page click here HOW TO THINK CRITICALLY "Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man " "Principles of Social Reconstruction" by Bertrand Russell (1916)
- Taleb on the Financial Crisis - Econlib - econtalk. org
Not again… Nothing against him as a bright dude, but his idea is a one trick pony and not original What we are experiencing is not a black swan geez