Tag Archives: Black Swan

A Game That Has Already Been Played Out and Won…

It struck me the other day when reading some material on developing programmatic analogies for “game theory” when one of these thoughts knocked on my door.  As waxed about in this form before, I’ve found the work of Nassim Taleb … Continue reading

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How Many Times Do We Have to Rehash Why Successful People are Successful…

The American populous has this repeated love affair with the concept of why successful people are successful.  In fact one could also say that this is only second to “fad diet books” in the priority of pop culture books which are … Continue reading

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Sleep is So Over Rated…

Over the past decade or so I’ve spent a lot of time trying to understand the brain which has included reading dozens of books, hundreds of periodicals and so on.  It’s also worth noting my quest to understand the brain … Continue reading

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Commonality is Economy…

Something caught my eye recently, the grounding of approximately 80 Boeing 737 aircraft on behalf of Southwest airlines.  For those which might have missed this, flight WN812 between Phoenix and Sacramento was diverted to Yuma after a loss of cabin … Continue reading

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The Economics of Shock and Awe…

While the phrase gained popularity as the moniker of George Jr’s sequel to Operation Desert Storm, the lead word “shock” has come to be defined by the later (Awe) when it comes to things economic these days.  As one can’t … Continue reading

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