Jim Simons is a mathematician and cryptographer who realized that the complex math he used to break codes could help explain financial patterns – and he made billions because of it in his notoriously secretive hedge fund firm called Renaissance Technologies. He is famous not only for the duration of his success and the size
Jennifer and I are in Maine, where it’s getting a little chilly … and the leaves are starting to turn autumn colors. Probably my favorite weather. Hope you are having a nice Labor Day Weekend. Winter may not be coming … but fall is near.
Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links The US Military is Funding an AI That's Learning to Write Its Own Code. (311institute) A Record Number of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana, New Survey Shows. (Fool) These 10 Questions are Used to Test the US
Last month, I attended Camp Kotok, a private gathering of economists, fund managers, and other financial industry professionals. The mood was cautiously optimistic to bullish about the markets – while the participants were feeling a bit uneasy due to changes in the financial industry due to advanced technologies. Cumberland Advisors just released a video of me
“Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~ Thomas Edison I love that quote. One of my core beliefs is that the game isn't over until I say it's over. For the most part, that means the game isn't over until I win. That is
My experience is that you tend to see the same people on the way up … as you do on the way down. Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links Anonymous Bidder Pays $3.3 Million for Lunch with Warren Buffett. (New York Times) What