jan 30

Party More

Among Nassim Nicholas Taleb's 10 life tips: "2) Go to parties." Unfortunately, there's also: "7) Avoid losers." Always with the contradictions!


Wow that's pretty terrible advice all around.

posted by BradOFarrell at 3:28 PM on January 30, 2009

Any top ten list of advice that includes the goal of getting a private jet... errrm I'm going to also go against #1 and be skeptical on this list.

posted by Brian Van at 3:37 PM on January 30, 2009

Taleb is an all-around despicable human being. Also, he's got one of the worst website's I've ever seen.

posted by Peter Atencio at 4:13 PM on January 30, 2009

Ah, the Black Swan guy. I think this guy is on to something. I'm going to poke around for his book.

posted by alesh at 9:39 AM on January 31, 2009

Saw this on Barry Ritholtz's The Big Picture in August. Now it's on BoingBoing, too. Wonder what caused the spike again

posted by AC at 11:34 PM on January 31, 2009

I always liked his tip about avoiding people who have to wear ties at their profession.

posted by John at 4:20 AM on February 8, 2009

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