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Antifragile : things that gain from disorder

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2013.
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Why is the city-state better than the nation-state, and why is what we call "efficient" is not efficient at all? Why should you write your resignation letter before starting on the job? How did the sinking of the Titanic save lives? This title shows us that improbable and unpredictable events underlie everything about our world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
ISBN: 9780141038223 0141038225
OCLC Number: 873875037
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House ; London : Allen Lane, 2012.
Description: xix, 519 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

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Why is the city-state better than the nation-state, and why is what we call "efficient" is not efficient at all? Why should you write your resignation letter before starting on the job? How did the sinking of the Titanic save lives? This title shows us that improbable and unpredictable events underlie everything about our world.

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