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Taleb says Musk’s comment on coronavirus panic being ‘dumb’ is what’s dumb

Taleb says Musk’s comment on coronavirus panic being ‘dumb’ is what’s dumb

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, whose book “The Black Swan” foreshadowed the 2008 global financial crisis, responded to Elon Musk’s tweet about what he called a panic over the coronavirus with a brief lesson on probability and human endurance over the millennia. “[T]he coronavirus panic is dumb,” Musk, the CEO of SpaceX …

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