is an event, positive or negative, that is deemed improbable yet causes
massive consequences. In this groundbreaking and prophetic book, Taleb
shows in a playful way that BlackSwan
events explain almost everything about our world, and yet we—especially
the experts—are blind to them. In this second edition, Taleb has added a
new essay, On Robustness and Fragility, which offers tools to navigate
and exploit a BlackSwan world.