Year: 2017

Quant Traders: Real Rocket Scientists? Magic? Rulers Of Wall Street Monarchy

Known as the “the Rocket Scientists of Wall Street” (as initially labeled by Investopedia) Quant traders or analysts -  "Quants" - maybe understandingly intimidating to many. However, as their returns increase, more are becoming aware of thei...

Artificial Intelligence: Where did it come from? Where is it going?

  Artificial Intelligence, or AI, has been popularized by science fiction for decades. Although it’s entertaining to imagine hordes of killer robots, the truth about it is far more down to earth. To understand why robots will probably not e...

10 Data Science Podcasts You Need To be Listening To Right Now

Podcasts have got to be everybody’s favorite mode of consuming knowledge. They pack a lot of information in a single show, provide you with a fun conversational tone for all topics and are absolutely perfect for those boring, long commutes. Listeni...

Blockchain: the future of tech or just another Dotcom bubble?

Bitcoin/Blockchain Those who’ve heard of blockchain technology at all will likely associate it with Bitcoin, the decentralized, internationally traded ‘cryptocurrency’ which made headlines across the globe back in March when the value of a...

4 Big Ways Data Science is Transforming the FinTech Industry

The financial industry is no stranger to the power of technology. After all, it has developed its own legion of Quants who use advanced quantitative analysis and programming techniques to exploit big opportunities in the capital markets. Despite bein...