The Government has No Business…

“the government has no business making me wear a mask” i say before i buckle my seatbelt, drive the speed limit to a restaurant built to code, eat food made in a state inspected kitchen, receive the heimlich maneuver from a waiter who learned it from a mandatory workplace poster, — Ben Rosen (@ben_rosen) July […]

Quants Trading the Butterflies

Matt Levine, writing a Money Stuff: Another view of quant trading is that it reinforces market inefficiencies: Your algorithm notices some correlation, everyone else’s algorithm notices the same correlation, you all pile into the correlation, the correlation increases, and the original reason for the correlation goes away, or was spurious to begin with. The butterflies and […]


The music is close, but not quite right. Seems they were trying to avoid potential copyright issues here. Still – very funny. I read somewhere that for folks who supported Trump, if they were sat down and made to watch videos of him speaking that it actually diminished their support for him. Oz never was […]

What, Indeed

It should go without saying that there is absolutely no “long-established internet standard for providing email access via third-party applications.” This is equivalent to saying that sharing your house or car keys with a third party is the “long-established standard” for having a guest come and visit your house, or ride in your car. No. […]