July 30, 2011 That Was A Black Swan in Norway
A Black Swan is a seemingly random event having a huge impact. It’s nearly impossible to predict one coming.
We did not foresee the success of Harry Potter, the tragic of 9/11 or what happened in Norway last weekend.
After a Black Swan, we start analyzing and searching for reasons which led to the event.
Yes, I’ve been reading the book by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Check it out if that’s your sort of thing!