• The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review

  • By: Instaread
  • Narrated by: Michael Gilboe
  • Length: 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 01-13-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Instaread
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars (25 ratings)

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Please note: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book, not the original book.

The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb | Key Takeaways, Analysis, and Review

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The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a philosophical treatment of Taleb's research on highly improbable, high-impact events. These events, which Taleb calls "Black Swans", are so improbable that they are unpredictable. However, pundits and scholars are often inclined to fit such extreme events into a causal narrative after the fact, in order to make history appear more organized....

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  • Key takeaways
  • Analysis of key takeaways

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Fascinating insight, but boring listen.

The thumbnail instaread is probably all you need, unless you are in finance or science, although the insight itself is worthy of thought on your own.

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  • 08-03-16

Bit Dry

Not actually necessary really ~ you'd be just as well to read over some online reviews & the chapter titles as it doesn't really add a lot. That said, if you've no intention of getting Black Swan, then this might be enough to give you an overview. But the reading sounded a little suspicious, like it might be autonomated?