(with Application to the Genetic Modification of Organisms) By: Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Rupert Read, Raphael Douady, Joseph Norman, Yaneer Bar-Yam In: EXTREME RISK INITIATIVE, NYU SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING WORKING PAPER SERIES Date: 17 October 2014 Key Concepts: Precautionary principle: preventing
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