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Build robustness through trial and error from "summary" of Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The central idea of robustness through trial and error is about the importance of subjecting systems, entities, or ideas to stressors in order to strengthen them. By allowing things to be tested in a variety of conditions, one can identify weaknesses and vulnerabilities that may not be apparent under normal circumstances. This process of trial and error is crucial for building resilience and adaptability in the face of unknown and unpredictable challenges. When something is only exposed to a limited set of conditions or scenarios, it remains fragile because it lacks the capacity to withstand disruption or change. On the other hand, subjecting it to a wide range of stressors helps to uncover its vulnerabilities and allows for adjustments to be made accordingly. This iterative process of testing, failing, learning, and improving is what ultimately leads to greater robustne...
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    Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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