How the Social Fabric Works: A Conversation With Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a globally renowned thinker and philosopher best known for his “black swan theory,” visited Armenia last week. He sat down with CivilNet’s Eric Hacopian to talk about science, artificial intelligence, and current societal developments.

Taleb is the author of several bestselling books, including:

  • Dynamic Hedging: Managing Vanilla and Exotic Options (1997)
  • Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets (2001)
  • The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (2007)
  • Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (2012)
  • Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life (2018)

His insightful works delve into the realms of risk, probability, and resilience, offering profound perspectives on the complexities of life and the unpredictability of systems.

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