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  • How to Read a Book
  • Daniel Kahneman: Debunking the Myth of Intuition
  • Do Algorithms Beat Us at Complex Decision Making?
  • Mental Models: The Best Way to Make Intelligent Decisions (113 Models Explained)
  • Adding Tools to Your Mental Toolbox
  • Mental Models: Getting the World to Do the Work for You
  • Peter Bevelin on Seeking Wisdom, Mental Models, Learning, and a Lot More
  • The Map is Not the Territory
  • Nate Silver: The Difference Between Risk and Uncertainty
  • The Probability Distribution of the Future
  • Immigration, Extinction, and Island Equilibrium
  • The Red Queen Effect
  • Second-Level Thinking: What Smart People Use to Outperform
  • Seduced by Logic: Émilie du Châtelet and the Struggles to create the Newtonian Revolution
  • The Narrative Fallacy and What You Can Do About It
  • General James Mattis: Arm Yourself With Books
  • Eight Ways to Say No With Grace and Style
  • Mental Model: Hanlon’s Razor
  • The Minimum Effective Dose: Why Less is More
  • Confirmation Bias: Why You Should Seek Out Disconfirming Evidence
  • Book Recommendations from Nassim Taleb
  • Mental Model – Inversion and The Power of Avoiding Stupidity
  • The Great Books
  • Filtering Nonsense
  • Determining Sea Level
  • The Problem With Information
  • Media Consumption in 2014
  • Willpower & New Year’s Resolutions
  • We take other people’s knowledge and opinions upon trust
  • The Work Required To Have An Opinion
  • The Impoverishment of Attention
  • Genetically Modified
  • How Things Handle Disorder
  • The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
  • How to Retain More of What You Read
  • Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error
  • 5 Short Reads to Expand Your Mind
  • A Simple Checklist to Improve Decisions
  • What I’m Reading
  • Thomas Bayes and Bayes’s Theorem
  • Leonard Mlodinow: The Laws of Truths and Half-Truths
  • Antifragile: A Definition
  • Our Loss of Wisdom
  • How Complex Systems Fail
  • Mental Model: Complex Adaptive Systems
  • The Stoic Reading List
  • The Heart of Humanity
  • The Antilibrary
  • 5 Books That Will Change Your Life
  • Nassim Taleb on the Notion of Alternative Histories “The quality of a decision cannot be solely judged based on its outcome.”
  • 5 Simple Notions that Help Solve Problems
  • The Big Errors of ‘Big Data’
  • Noise and Signal — Nassim Taleb
  • What Should I Read? Two Ideas to Help Guide Us
  • Mental Model: Multiply By Zero
  • Greed Proof — Not Greed Free
  • Philosophy of Responsibility
  • The Stoic Way of Life
  • Certainty Is an Illusion
  • Miracles Happen — The Simple Heuristic That Saved 150 Lives
  • Avoiding Stupidity is Easier than Seeking Brilliance
  • Mental Model – Inversion and The Power of Avoiding Stupidity
  • A Wonderfully Simple Heuristic to Recognize Charlatans “For the Arab scholar and religious leader Ali Bin Abi-Taleb …, keeping one’s distance from an ignorant person is equivalent to keeping company with a wise man.”
  • Regression to the Mean
  • The Ten Pillars of Cutthroat Zen
  • The 11 Essential Attitudes for Meditation
  • Two Forms of Human Motivation: Gain And Prevent Pain/
  • The Wisdom of Seneca: A Lawyer’s Advice For Life In The Fast Lane
  • Napoleon’s Fatal Mistake
  • The Expert Squeeze
  • The Third Marriage
  • Do Something Syndrome
  • A Guide to Meditation
  • Stress Management
  • Marcus Aurelius on How to Act and Four Habits of Thought to Eliminate
  • The Peter Principle and the Law of Crappy People
  • Nassim Taleb: How to Not be a Sucker From the Past
  • The Half-life of Facts
  • We Should Read Seneca, Not Lehrer
  • Why is the power of tyrants short-lived?
  • Noise and Signal — Nassim Taleb
  • Seneca on Letting the Eminent Dead Guide You
  • Mental Model: Bias from Overconfidence
  • Falsification: How to Destroy your Best Idea
  • Proximate vs Root Causes: Why You Should Keep Digging to Find the Answer
  • Understanding the Limitations of Maps
  • Thought Experiment: How Einstein Solved Difficult Problem
  • An Ancient Lesson on Taking Responsibility For Decisions
  • Mutually Assured Destruction — What Have We Done?
  • All Models Are Wrong
  • The Ultimate Guide To Making Smart Decisions
  • Human Misjudgement and the American Revolution
  • Active Listening
  • Zero — Invented or Discovered?
  • How Filter Bubbles Distort Reality: Everything You Need to Know0
  • Mental Models: The Best Way to Make Intelligent Decisions (113 Models Explained)
  • Just Twenty-Five Pages a Day
  • The Necessity of Marginalia in the Age of the Ebook
  • How to Remember What You Read
  • Bias from Overconfidence: A Mental Model
  • The Code of Hammurabi: The Best Rule To Manage Risk
  • Who is Marcus Aurelius? The Last Great Stoic of Rome
  • Complexity Bias: Why We Prefer Complicated to Simple
  • The Ability To Focus And Make The Best Move When There Are No Good Moves
  • Bayes and Deadweight: Using Statistics to Eject the Deadweight From Your Life
  • Who Is Nassim Taleb? Antifragile Thinking for a Fat-Tailed World
  • Your First Thought Is Rarely Your Best Thought: Lessons on Thinking
  • The Copernican Principle: How To Predict Everything
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