The Black Swan – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Black swans are not insignificant occurrences, but rather a significant phenomenon that shapes the world we live in. Many historical events that drastically impacted our societies and lives were actually “black swan” events. These include the 2 world wars, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the rise of the Internet, or the 2019-2020 COVID pandemic. 

In all these cases, no one could have predicted the events in advance.

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