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Cannes Film Festival

24th May 2007 admin 0

The Cannes Film Festival, of sorts, began in 1939 as a palatable alternative to the Venice Film Festival which had by then developed a nasty habit of giving all its awards to chums of Hitler […]

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Espen Haug book launch

13th May 2007 admin 0

Espen was kind enough to invite me to speak at the launch of his Derivatives: Models on Models at the Oslo Stock Exchange last week. My talk was on Blackjack (I hope to have it […]

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Life in the tail

3rd May 2007 admin 0

Had dinner with Nassim Taleb last night, at Carluccio’s off Russell Square. I realise now how he got into this Black Swan thing…his entire life is lived in the tail, every time we meet there […]