A literal black swan

Nassim Taleb popularized the phrase black swan in his book by that name. Taleb uses a black swan as a metaphor for rare events with significant impact. Europeans assumed that all swans were white until explorers reached Australia and saw black swans.

I took this photo at Albert Park in Melbourne this morning.

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  1. Black Swan often refers to an event or occurrence that deviates beyond what is normally expected of a situation and that would be extremely difficult to predict: however which would have a major impact.

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