1) The point is that you can be wrong a zillion times; doesn't matter if all it takes is once to hit extinction.— Nassim Nicholas Taleb (@nntaleb) January 26, 2020
2) It's remarkable how pple who learn statistics become dangerously stupid, like this "professor" @AlexColangelo
Car accidents are thin-tailed, never multiplicative pic.twitter.com/P3z8qdJHvQ
Five people might die in car accidents today across Canada. A month later that number won't vary a lot. A contagious virus that kills five people today can kill millions a month later. It's sad that this simple, basic, and serious concept is beyond these "intellectuals".