I started this blog in June 2007 asking these questions: Are we in a massive asset bubble that will blow up in our faces ??? - ANSWERED YES ! Is western and particularly British society on the verge of social collapse??? What are the best common sense long term investment strategies to keep you rich? When will consumption/debt bubble economics end and a real savings/production economy begin ???

Friday, 30 January 2009

dld-conference: Daniel Kahnemann and Nassim Taleb discuss biases, the illusion of patterns as well as the perception of risk and denial

About John Brockman
John Brockman is a cultural impresario whose career has encompassed the avant-garde art world, science, books, software, and the Internet. In the 1960s, he coined the word "Intermedia" and pioneered "Intermedia kinetic environments" in art, theatre, and commerce

About Nassim Taleb
Nassim N. Taleb is combination of a literary essayist, scholar of risk and randomness, writer of philosophical tales, and derivatives trader. He is known for a multidisciplinary approach to the role of the high- impact rare event -across psychology, economics, philosophy, finance, engineering, and history.

About Daniel Kahneman
Daniel Kahneman is Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology and Professor of Public Affairs Emeritus at Princeton University. He was educated at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem and obtained his PhD in Berkeley

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