Antifragile Erratum

‘Antifragile’, the latest volume in the work ‘Incerto’ by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, came out last week. Naturally I pre-ordered it, and today I read the final pages. For now, I will leave out my pontifications, and just mention the error that I spotted on page 236:

“In the fragile case of negative asymmetries (turkey problems), the sample track record will tend to underestimate overestimate the long-term average; it will hide the defects and display the qualities.”

The author has confirmed the error and put it in the book’s official errata.*

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