Opposite of Fragile

Things about things that gain from disorder. Inspired by Taleb’s Antifragile: Things that gain from disorder


Live Like a Hydra

Thoughts on how to get stronger when things are chaotic.


If you’re familiar with the idea of antifragility, skip to #2.


Taleb’s Book: AntiFragile


The history of wisdom literature has always been practical, never intellectual. Every culture has simple rules of thumb (heuristics) that are told to help us live our lives. This is what I was looking for in Nassim Taleb's book Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder.

The central question of the book is great: How do we prepare for a world


The importance of being antifragile


The recent years of financial turmoil have taught us how little it sometimes takes to trigger a financial crisis. We’ve lived through so many of these moments now, and in a way they’re all really the same moment, repeated over and over again like in a nightmare: A stock market, a bank, a currency, or an entire economy, stands on the edge of the abyss. We…


Lessons From a Chicken Farm: Relative Risk and Antifragility


I am a second-generation startup founder. No, I did not grow up in Silicon Valley and no, you have never heard of my…


The Antifragility of the Web


We’re used to taking the web for granted. We expect it to be there as substrate, with its addresses, declaratory documents, universally available programming language and the links between pages.

Ah, the links. There’s the rub. How many times have you followed a link and got a 404 or a different page than you were expecting? Links rot. As Tim…

Opposite of Fragile
Opposite of Fragile

Things about things that gain from disorder. Inspired by Taleb’s Antifragile: Things that gain from disorder

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