Download Audiobook Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb in English

Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets


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This audiobook is about luck, or extra exactly, how we understand and take care of luck in life and enterprise. It’s already a landmark work and its title has entered our vocabulary. In its second version, Fooled by Randomness is now a cornerstone for anybody keen on random outcomes. Set in opposition to the backdrop of essentially the most conspicuous discussion board wherein luck is mistaken for talent, the world of buying and selling, this audiobook is a fascinating perception into one of many least understood components of all our lives. In an entertaining narrative type, the writer succeeds in tackling three main mental points: the issue of induction, the survivorship biases, and our genetic unfitness to the trendy phrase. Taleb makes use of tales and anecdotes for instance our overestimation of causality and the heuristics that make us view the world as way more explainable than it truly is.The audiobook is populated with an array of characters, a few of whom have grasped, in their very own method, the importance of likelihood: Yogi Berra, the baseball legend; Karl Popper, the thinker of data; Solon, the traditional world’s wisest man; the trendy financier George Soros; and the Greek voyager Ulysses. We additionally meet the fictional Nero, who appears to grasp the position of randomness in his skilled life, however who additionally falls sufferer to his personal superstitious foolishness. However essentially the most recognizable character stays unnamed, the fortunate idiot in the suitable place on the proper time – the embodiment of the “Survival of the Least Match”. Such people entice devoted followers who consider of their guru’s insights and strategies. However nobody can replicate what’s obtained by way of likelihood. It could be unimaginable to protect in opposition to the vagaries of the Goddess Fortuna, however after listening to Fooled by Randomness we is usually a little higher ready.